College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
Consistent with the mission of the University of the Virgin Islands, the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
seeks to produce students who are self-directed problem solvers with the ability to apply critical thinking skills. In the Liberal Arts
component, although many courses are offered in areas of French, Spanish, art
, theatre and philosophy, four B.A. majors are offered: English
, music education
. Social sciences
offers majors in social sciences
, social work
and criminal justice
. In addition the college offers graduate degrees in public administration
College of Science and Mathematics
The College of Science and Mathematics
is committed to helping students excel academically and achieve productive careers through programs in academics, research and community service. The College provides degrees in biology
, computer science
, marine biology
and process technology
. Opportunities leading to degrees in engineering and medicine at affiliated universities augment our degree offerings. College faculty are committed to lifelong learning and scientific research, academic and pedagogical advancement, and outreach to the local community through service and enhanced opportunities.
School of Business
The School of Business
facilitates business education to a diverse population of students, with its major focus on the territory of the United States Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region, providing students with the skills to succeed in a global environment. We are dedicated to the cultivation of leadership, intellectual query and discovery, social responsibility and lifelong professional development and growth through excellent teaching, scholarship and responsive community service.
School of Education
The mission of the School of Education
is to dedicate itself to the success of all students through its excellent teaching and to prepare competent and effective P-12 teachers and other school professionals, including school administrators and school counselors, to function in highly complex and diverse settings and to promote academic excellence and student success in order to build a better future for individuals in the territory, the wider Caribbean and the world.
School of Nursing
The School of Nursing
, in a learner-focused and multi-cultural environment, prepares its graduates to enter the humanistic profession of nursing which serves the client by facilitating optimal health or a dignified and peaceful death through the implementation of various roles. The graduates employ empirically based processes and theoretical formulations that guide understanding and interpretation of the client';s needs, behaviors and outcomes. The School is committed to preparing graduates who demonstrate competence, critical thinking skills, commitment to societal and individual betterment and professionalism while upholding an ethical code of conduct.
Global & Graduate Education
Global initiatives are realized through collaboration with the academic colleges and schools, the Dean of Students, and institutions of higher education regionally, nationally, and internationally. Global initiatives encompass development, coordination, and monitoring of study abroad and special student and faculty exchange programs through affiliations, memoranda of understanding, and memoranda of agreements.
Study Away Programs:
The graduate programs at the University of the Virgin Islands were developed to meet specific needs in the Territory and beyond. While each of the programs has its own mission, the overall aim of all the areas of graduate study is to provide a high-quality education for students to meet their professional and technical training needs. Information on degree programs is available in the Graduate Bulletin
Students in the UVI Honors Program begin with excellence, develop leadership, and apply both to action: in and out of the classroom, on campus and off, in the Virgin Islands community and beyond. The UVI Honors Program seeks to produce exceptional scholars and citizens by providing participants with enriched intellectual, leadership and outreach experiences designed to cultivate thoughtful, deliberate, articulate, ethically grounded, globally connected and actively contributing members of society.
Office of the Provost
is the chief academic officer, the second line officer, the policy staff officer and reports to the President. The Provost is responsible for all matters relating to academic colleges and schools, academic programs, academic policy development, implementation and review, academic and student support services, enrollment management, research policy development, and research and public service.