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Majors, Degrees, and Programs

IU Bloomington undergraduates can choose among more than 180 majors and 330 degree programs, and graduate students can pursue more than 190 master’s, doctoral, and professional degrees. Almost every academic area available as a major can also be pursued as a minor, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Undergraduates who are undecided about a major or career path may be interested in Explore Majors at IU and the many advising and career services available on campus. You can also create your own major through our Individualized Major Program.

For more information about graduate-level study, visit the University Graduate School.


Choose one of the following links to access a list of majors beginning with that letter, or skip to the listing.

Bachelor’sMaster’sDoctoral
AccountingKelley School of BusinessBSMBA, MSAPhD
Adapted Physical EducationSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonMSPhD
Adult EducationSchool of EducationMS
African American and African Diaspora StudiesCollege of Arts and SciencesBAMAPhD
African American Studies and SociologyCollege of Arts and SciencesBA
African LanguagesCollege of Arts and SciencesMinor
African StudiesCollege of Arts and SciencesCert, MinorMAMinor
American StudiesCollege of Arts and SciencesBAPhD
AnatomySchool of MedicineMSPhD
Ancient StudiesCollege of Arts and SciencesMinor
Animal BehaviorCollege of Arts and SciencesBS, Cert, MinorCert, Minor
AnthropologyCollege of Arts and SciencesBAMAPhD
Apparel MerchandisingCollege of Arts and SciencesBSMS
Applied EcologySchool of Public and Environmental AffairsMS
Applied Health ScienceSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonBSMSPhD
Applied Sport ScienceSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonMS
Art Education (graduate)School of EducationMSEdD, PhD
Art Education (undergraduate)School of EducationBS
Art History (see History of Art)
Arts AdministrationSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsBS, CertMAMinor
Asian American StudiesCollege of Arts and SciencesMinor
Astronomy and AstrophysicsCollege of Arts and SciencesBSMAPhD
Athletic Administration / Sport ManagementSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonMS
Athletic TrainingSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonBSMS
Atmospheric ScienceCollege of Arts and SciencesCert
Audio Recording (see Recording Arts)
Audio Technology (see Recording Arts)
Audiology and Hearing ScienceCollege of Arts and SciencesBA, BSAuD
Auditory SciencesCollege of Arts and SciencesPhD

Degree Legend

AuD
Clinical Doctorate in Audiology
BA
Bachelor of Arts
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
BGS
Bachelor of General Studies
BM
Bachelor of Music
BME
Bachelor of Music Education
BS
Bachelor of Science
BSPA
Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs
BSPH
Bachelor of Science in Public Health
BSW
Bachelor of Social Work
Cert
Certificate
DM
Doctor of Music
DME
Doctor of Music Education
EdD
Doctor of Education
EdS
Specialist in Education
JD
Doctor of Jurisprudence
Lic
License and/or certification
LLM
Master of Laws
MA
Master of Arts
MAT
Master of Arts for Teachers 
MBA
Master of Business Administration
MCL
Master of Comparative Law
MD
Doctor of Medicine
MFA
Master of Fine Arts
Minor
Undergraduate or Ph.D. minor
MIS
Master of Information Science
MLS
Master of Library Science
MM
Master of Music
MME
Master of Music Education
MPA
Master of Public Affairs
MPH
Master of Public Health
MS
Master of Science
MSIS
Master of Science in Information Systems
OD
Doctor of Optometry
PhD
Doctor of Philosophy
SJD
Doctor of Juridical Science
SpLIS
Specialist in Library and Information Science