Master of Arts (MA) in the Virgin Islands

Best Master of Art Degrees in the Virgin Islands 2017/2018

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A Master of Arts or MA is a graduate degree typically earned after a program of study of the fine arts, humanities, social sciences or other, similar concentrations. These programs tend to last one to two years.

The Virgin Islands are the western island group of the Leeward Islands, which are the northern part of the Lesser Antilles, and form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. University of the Virgin Islands, UVI is a small but respectable school founded in 1962. It is comprised of two main campuses, in St. Thomas and St. Croix.

Master of Art Programs in the Virgin Islands

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Master of Arts in Psychology

University of the Virgin Islands
Campus Full time September 2018 Virgin Islands St. Thomas St. Croix

The Master of Arts in Psychology is designed to provide students with the necessary academic knowledge base, problem solving skills, and experiential opportunities to work in a variety of social service and counseling settings. [+]

Master of Arts in Psychology

The Master of Arts in Psychology with the Counseling concentration at the University of the Virgin Islands is designed to provide students with the necessary academic knowledge base, problem solving skills, and experiential opportunities to work in a variety of social service and counseling settings. This graduate Psychology Program does not itself lead to licensing, but does seek to prepare practitioners to use the science of psychology for the promotion of human well-being, specifically in the provision of psychological services to children, adolescents, and families in the mental health and judicial systems, in schools, and in a wide variety of other applied community settings in the territory.    The scientist-practitioner model provides the philosophical foundation for the program, and successful students will complete a rigorous theoretical and empirical academic basis in human development, research methods, testing and measurement in counseling, and psychopathology (including the biological influences on human functioning), in addition to a significant fieldwork experiential component. Competency in the efficient and effective delivery of comprehensive psychological services to individuals at all developmental levels, and families from all cultural backgrounds in the community is a strong programmatic focus. These services may include vocational and psychological assessment and intervention, substance abuse, depression, suicide and crisis intervention/prevention, and as-needed consultative services for “at-risk” individuals and families to promote and enhance their well being.... [-]


Master of Arts in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers

University of the Virgin Islands
Campus Full time September 2018 Virgin Islands St. Thomas St. Croix + 1 more

The Master of Arts in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (MMAT) program is designed to advance and deepen the knowledge of teachers, as well as to train these educators to be highly qualified mathematics teachers at the secondary level. [+]

Master of Arts in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers

The Master of Arts in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (MMAT) program is designed to advance and deepen the knowledge of teachers, as well as to train these educators to be highly qualified mathematics teachers at the secondary level.

The program leading to Master of Arts degree in Mathematics for Secondary Teachers (MMAT) provides to teachers of mathematics at the secondary level, or to prospective teachers with an undergraduate degree in Mathematics

an opportunity to advance and broaden their knowledge of mathematics an opportunity to relate their study of mathematics to pedagogical issues an understanding of, and appreciation for, practices that impact the teaching and learning of secondary school mathematics. ... [-]

Master of Arts in Education

University of the Virgin Islands
Campus Full time September 2018 Virgin Islands St. Thomas St. Croix

The Master of Arts Degree in Education was established in direct response to the need for increasing the effectiveness of teachers, counselors and educational administrators, with baccalaureate degrees, who wish to further their education and improve their teaching, counseling and supervisory potential, without the expenses and family disruptions necessarily involved in attending universities outside the region. [+]

Master of Arts in Education

The Master of Arts Degree in Education was established in direct response to the need for increasing the effectiveness of teachers, counselors and educational administrators, with baccalaureate degrees, who wish to further their education and improve their teaching, counseling and supervisory potential, without the expenses and family disruptions necessarily involved in attending universities outside the region.

By pursuing Master’s level studies, the graduate student may continue beyond the baccalaureate level and concentrate on specialized areas of education. The student has the opportunity to pursue, in greater depth than at the undergraduate level, the generalized areas of education, while at the same time becoming a specialist in a particular area.    ... [-]