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Majors, Degrees, and Programs

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
PaintingCollege of Arts and SciencesMFA
Park and Public Lands ManagementSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonMS
PathologySchool of MedicineMSPhD
PercussionJacobs School of MusicBM, BME, BSMMDM
PharmacologySchool of MedicineMSPhD
PhilosophyCollege of Arts and SciencesBAMAPhD
PhotographyCollege of Arts and SciencesMAT, MFA
Physical Activity, Fitness and WellnessSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonMS
Physical Education Teacher EducationSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonBS
PhysicsCollege of Arts and SciencesBA, BSMAT, MSPhD
PhysiologySchool of MedicineMSPhD
PianoJacobs School of MusicBM, BSMMDM
Plant SciencesCollege of Arts and SciencesMSPhD
Policy AnalysisSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsBSPAMPA
Political and Civic EngagementCollege of Arts and SciencesCert
Political ScienceCollege of Arts and SciencesBAPhD
Pollution Control Technologies and Remediation (see Environmental Science)
PortugueseCollege of Arts and SciencesBAMAPhD
PrintmakingCollege of Arts and SciencesMAT, MFA
PsychologyCollege of Arts and SciencesBA, BSPhD
Public AffairsSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsBSPA, CertMPAPhD
Public Financial ManagementSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsBSPACert, MPA
Public HealthSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsBSPH, Cert
Public Health AdministrationSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonMPH
Public ManagementSchool of Public and Environmental AffairsBSPA, CertCert, MPA
Public, Nonprofit, and Community RecreationSchool of Public Health—BloomingtonBS
Public PolicyKelley School of BusinessBS
Public PolicySchool of Public and Environmental AffairsPhD

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

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