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Education and Career Reference Sources: A Guide: Directories: Specific
Fields of Study

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Directories for Specific Disciplines and Fields

Some of these publications are being superseded by online resources. These print versions may provide information and background not available online, however. The Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study is still the most comprehensive reference for graduate programs available. All Uris Reference copies are shelved in the Education and Careers Collection in the Willis Room, Uris Library main floor.


American Dental Education Association. ADEA Official Guide to Dental Schools Washington: American Dental Education Association, 2001- .
(Uris Reference RK 91 .A51)


American Psychological Association. Graduate Study in Psychology and Associated Fields. Washington: APA, 1984- .
(Uris Reference BF 77 .G73)
This directory provides information about graduate programs in psychology and related fields as obtained from questionnaires sent to university departments. Organized alphabetically by state (Canada is included). Includes a list of programs by type of degree offered and an alphabetical index of schools. Uris has the most recent edition.



American Sociological Association. Guide to Graduate Departments of Sociology. Washington: ASA, 2003.
(Uris Reference LB 2372 .S6 G94)


Associated Writing Programs. The AWP Official Guide to Writing Programs. Norfolk, VA/Paradise, CA: Associated Writing Programs, 1990 - 2004 in print . Current edition available online only.
(Print version through 2004: Uris Reference PN 181 .A81. Now available online.)


Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture. Guide to Architecture Schools. Washington: ACSA, 1994- .
(Uris Reference NA 2103 .G94)


Association of Theological Schools. Member Schools. Pittsburgh: The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. The Commission on Accrediting.
(Online only)


Directory of History Departments, Historical Organizations, and Historians. Washington: American Historical Association, Institutional Services Program, 2001- .
(Uris Reference E 11 .G94; earlier years shelved in the Olin Stacks)


Directory of Teacher Education Programs in TESOL in the United States and Canada. Arlington, VA: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, 2002/2004- .
(Uris Reference PE 1128 .A2 D59)
Basic information about college and university programs in the United States leading to a degree or certificate in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Each school's entry includes an address for further information. State certification guidelines for teachers of TESOL are supplied for all 50 states. Uris has most recent edition.


Guide to Geography Programs in the Americas: AAG Handbook and Directory of Geographers. Washington: Association of American Geographers.
(Current edition online. Print versions, 2006 - 2011/12: Uris Reference G 76.5 .U5 G94)


Health Professions Career and Education Directory. Chicago: American Medical Association, 2000 - 2012/13 .
(Uris Reference R 847 .H43) Ceased with the 2012/13 edition. No online replacement available.


The Official Guide to ABA-approved Law Schools. New Town, PA: Law School Admission Council, 2001- .
(Uris Reference KF 266 .P92; also Law)
Probably the "most complete information available about the application process at the 175 ABA approved law schools." Produced in cooperation with the American Bar Association and the Association of American Law Schools.


Peterson's Annual Guides to Graduate Study. 6 volumes. Princeton: Peterson's Guides, 1986- .
(Uris Reference LB 2371 .A611)
Comprehensive annual survey of over 31,000 graduate and professional degree programs in the United States, its territories, and in foreign countries that are accredited by U.S. accrediting agencies. Each brief description contains complete information on fields of study, accreditation, entrance and degree requirements, expenses, financial aid, areas of faculty research, and application contact. Supplementary full descriptions, including faculty names and areas of expertise, are provided by some institutions. Book 1 contains an overview of the institutions; Book 2: humanities and social science; Book 3: biological and agricultural sciences; Book 4: the physical sciences and mathematics; Book 5: engineering and applied sciences; Book 6: business, education, health, and law programs.

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