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Graduate Catalogue

Students at the University of Vermont are responsible for knowing and complying with all requirements for their respective degrees as stated in the catalogue.

The University of Vermont reserves the right to make changes in the course offerings, degree requirements, charges, regulations, and procedures contained herein as educational and financial considerations require, subject to and consistent with established procedures and authorizations for making such changes.

The following programs are currently inactive and thus do not have a listing in the catalogue: Certificate of Graduate Study in Ecological Design, and doctoral programs in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, and Pharmacology. Doctoral education in the listed disciplines is available through the interdisciplinary Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Sciences doctoral program.

Graduate Catalogue Addendum 

March 1, 2017

On February 27, 2017, the Faculty Senate approved the following grades:

AF – Administrative Failure due to a missing grade.  The AF grade is equivalent to the grade of F in the determination of grade-point averages and academic standing.  Effective Spring 2017.

AUP – Administrative Unsatisfactory Progress.  The AUP is the equivalent of Unsatisfactory Progress.  It is not used in the grade-point calculation. Effective Spring 2017.

June 21, 2016

An Accelerated Master's Program has been approved for the Master of Science in Nursing.

The following programs were approved by the Board of Trustees on May 21, 2016 and will be available to students in Fall 2016: