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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
AccountingBSMBA, MSAPhD
Adapted Physical EducationMSPhD
Adult EducationMS
African American and African Diaspora StudiesBAMAPhD
African American Studies and SociologyBA
African LanguagesMinor
African StudiesCert, MinorMAMinor
American StudiesBAPhD
AnatomyMSPhD
Ancient StudiesMinor
Animal BehaviorBS, Cert, MinorCert, Minor
AnthropologyBAMAPhD
Apparel MerchandisingBSMS
Applied EcologyMS
Applied Health ScienceBSMSPhD
Applied Sport ScienceMS
Art Education (graduate)MSEdD, PhD
Art Education (undergraduate)BS
Art History (see History of Art)
Arts AdministrationBS, CertMAMinor
Asian American StudiesMinor
Astronomy and AstrophysicsBSMAPhD
Athletic Administration / Sport ManagementMS
Athletic TrainingBSMS
Atmospheric ScienceCert
Audio Recording (see Recording Arts)
Audio Technology (see Recording Arts)
Audiology and Hearing ScienceBA, BSAuD
Auditory SciencesPhD
BalletBS
Band (see Conducting, Wind)
BassoonBMMMDM
Behavioral, Social and Community HealthMPH
Biochemistry (undergraduate)BA, BS
Biochemistry (graduate)MSPhD
BioinformaticsMSPhD
BiologyBA, BSMAT, MSPhD
BiomechanicsMSPhD
BiostatisticsMPH
BiotechnologyBSMS
Brass InstrumentsBM, BME, BSMMDM
BusinessBS, MinorMBA, MSA, MSISPhD
Business AdministrationMBA
Business AnalyticsMBA
Business EconomicsPhD
Business FoundationsCert
CelloBMMMDM
Central Eurasian StudiesBA, Cert, MinorMAPhD
CeramicsMAT, MFA
Chemical InformaticsCert, MSPhD
Chemical PhysicsPhD
ChemistryBA, BSMAT, MSPhD
ClarinetBMMMDM
Classical Civilization: Art and ArchaeologyBA, Minor
Classical Civilization: Culture and LiteratureBA, Minor
Classical Studies - Latin and GreekBAMA, MATPhD
Cognitive ScienceBA, BSPhD
Communication and CultureBAMAPhD
Community HealthBSPH
Comparative and International AffairsMPA
Comparative LiteratureBAMA, MATPhD
CompositionBMMMDM
Computer Music CompositionMM
Computer ScienceBA, BSMSPhD
Conducting, ChoralMMDM
Conducting, OrchestralMMDM
Conducting, WindMMDM
Counseling and Counselor EducationEdS, MSMinor
Counseling PsychologyPhD
Creative WritingMA, MFA
Criminal JusticeBA, CertMAPhD
Cultural StudiesMinor
Curriculum StudiesMSEdD, PhD
DanceBS
Decision SciencesPhD
DieteticsBS
Digital ArtMFA
Double BassBMMMDM
Drama (see Theatre and Drama)
DutchCert, Minor
Early Childhood Education (graduate)MS
Early Childhood Education (undergraduate)BS
Early MusicBMMMDM
East Asian Languages and CulturesBAMAPhD
East Asian StudiesBAMAPhD
Economic ConsultingBS
Economic DevelopmentMPA
EconomicsBAMAPhD
Economics / MathematicsBA
Ecosystem Science (see Environmental Science)
Education Policy StudiesMinor, PhD
Educational LeadershipEdS, MSEdD, PhD
Educational PsychologyMSPhD
EgyptologyMA
Electronic and Computer Music (see Computer Music Composition)
Elementary Education (graduate)Cert, EdS, MSEdD, PhD
Elementary Education (undergraduate)BS, Lic
EnergyMPA, MS
EnglishBAMAPhD
EntrepreneurshipBS, CertPhD
Entrepreneurship and Corporate InnovationMBA
Environmental Chemistry, Toxicology and Risk AssessmentMS
Environmental HealthMPHPhD
Environmental ManagementBSPA, CertMPA
Environmental PolicyMPA
Environmental ScienceBSMSPhD
Environmental StudiesCert
EpidemiologyMPHPhD
ErgonomicsMS
Ethnomusicology (see Folklore and Ethnomusicology)
EuphoniumBMMMDM
European StudiesMinorCert, MACert, Minor
Evolution, Ecology and BehaviorMSPhD
Exercise PhysiologyMSPhD
Exercise ScienceBSMSPhD
Family HealthMPH
Fashion DesignBA
FinanceBSMBAPhD
FluteBMMMDM
Folklore and EthnomusicologyBA, MinorMAPhD
FrenchBAMAPhD
Game StudiesCert
Gender StudiesBAPhD
General Studies (Bloomington campus program)BGS
GeneticsPhD
GeographyBA, BSMA, MSPhD
Geological SciencesBA, BSMSPhD
Germanic StudiesBA, MinorMA, MATPhD
GerontologyMinor
Global Health PromotionMinor
Global StudiesMinor
Global Supply Chain Management (online program)MS
Graphic DesignMAT, MFA
GreekBAMAPhD
GuitarBMMMDM
HarpBMMMDM
Hazard Control Technology (see Safety Management)
Health BehaviorPhD
Health Education - Secondary Teacher PreparationBS
Health Fitness SpecialistBS
Health PromotionMS
Health StudiesMinor
Health Systems AdministrationMinor
Healthcare Management and PolicyBS
HebrewMinor
Higher Education and Student AffairsCert, MSEdD, PhD
HistoryBAMA, MATPhD
History of ArtBAMAPhD
History, Philosophy & Comparative EducationMSMinor, PhD
History and Philosophy of ScienceCert, MinorMAPhD
HornBMMMDM
Human BiologyBA, BS, Cert
Human-Computer Interaction DesignMSPhD
Human DevelopmentPhD
Human Development and Family StudiesBS, MinorMS
Human PerformancePhD
Human Resource ManagementPhD
Human Resource ManagementBSPA, Minor
Human SexualityMinor
Hydrology and Water Resources (see Environmental Science)
Immersive Mediated EnvironmentsMS
India StudiesBA, Cert, MinorMinor
Individualized Major ProgramBA
InformaticsBSMSPhD
Information and Process ManagementBS
Information ArchitectureCert
Information ScienceMISPhD
Information SystemsMSISPhD
Inquiry MethodologyMS
Instructional Systems TechnologyCert, MSEdD, PhD
Instrumental Teaching (see Music Education)
Interior DesignBS
International Business (co-major only)BS
International StudiesBA
ItalianBAMAPhD
Jazz StudiesBM, BSMMMinor
Jewish StudiesBA, CertMAMinor
JournalismBA, CertMAPhD
KinesiologyBSMSPhD
Labor StudiesBS, Cert
Landscape StudiesMinor
Language Education/World LanguagesBS, Lic
Language Sciences (see Speech and Hearing Sciences)
LatinBAMA, MATPhD
Latin American and Caribbean StudiesCertMAMinor
Latino StudiesMinorMinor
LawCert, LLM, MCLJD, SJD
Law and Social SciencePhD
Law and Public PolicyBSPA, Minor
Leadership, Ethics, and Social Action (see Political and Civic Engagement)
Learning SciencesCert, MSPhD
Legal StudiesBS
Leisure BehaviorPhD
Liberal Arts and Management ProgramCert
Library ScienceMLSSpLIS
LinguisticsBAMAPhD
Literacy, Culture, and Language EducationCert, EdS, MSEdD, PhD
Local Government ManagementMPA
ManagementBSMBA
ManagementBS
MarketingBSMBAPhD
Mass CommunicationPhD
Mass CommunicationPhD
MathematicsBA, BSMA, MATPhD
Mathematics EducationMSEdD, PhD
Medical PhysicsMS
Medical SciencesMSMD, PhD
Medieval StudiesCertCertMinor
Metalsmithing and Jewelry DesignMAT, MFA
Methodology (see Inquiry Methodology)
MicrobiologyBA, BSMSPhD
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyPhD
Motor Learning and ControlMSPhD
MusicBM, BME, BSMA, MM, MMEDM, PhD
Music EducationBMEMME, MSDME, PhD
Music InformaticsMSPhD
Music TheoryMinorMMPhD
Musical TheatreBFA
MusicologyMAPhD
Near Eastern Languages and CulturesBAMAPhD
NeuroscienceBSPhD
New Media and Interactive StorytellingCert
New Venture and Business Development (see Business Administration)
Nonprofit ManagementBSPA, CertCert, MPA
NorwegianMinor
NursingBS
NutritionMinor
Nutrition ScienceBSMS
OboeBMMMDM
Opera StudiesMinor
Operations ManagementBSPhD
Optometric Technology/OpticianryCert
OptometryOD
Orchestral ConductingMMDM
OrganBM, BMEMMDM
Organ and Sacred MusicMMDM
Organizational Behavior and Human Resource ManagementPhD
Outdoor RecreationMS
Outdoor Recreation, Parks, and Human EcologyBS
PaintingMFA
Park and Public Lands ManagementMS
PathologyMSPhD
PercussionBM, BME, BSMMDM
PharmacologyMSPhD
PhilosophyBAMAPhD
PhotographyMAT, MFA
Physical Activity, Fitness and WellnessMS
Physical Education Teacher EducationBS
PhysicsBA, BSMAT, MSPhD
PhysiologyMSPhD
PianoBM, BSMMDM
Plant SciencesMSPhD
Policy AnalysisBSPAMPA
Political and Civic EngagementCert
Political ScienceBAPhD
Pollution Control Technologies and Remediation (see Environmental Science)
PortugueseBAMAPhD
PrintmakingMAT, MFA
Professional Health EducationMPH
PsychologyBA, BSPhD
Public AffairsBSPA, CertMPAPhD
Public Financial ManagementBSPACert, MPA
Public HealthMinor
Public HealthCert
Public Health AdministrationMPH
Public ManagementBSPA, CertCert, MPA
Public, Nonprofit, and Community RecreationBS
Public PolicyBS
Public PolicyPhD
Real EstateBS
Recording ArtsBS
RecreationBSMSPhD
Recreation AdministrationMS
Recreational Sport ManagementBS
Recreational Sports AdministrationMS
Recreational TherapyBSMS
Religious StudiesBAMAPhD
Renaissance StudiesCert, Minor
Russian and East European StudiesMinorMACert, Minor
SafetyBS, Minor
Safety ManagementCertMS
SaxophoneBMMMDM
School Administration (see Educational Leadership)
School and College Health EducationMS
School Library / Media and Information TechnologyLic
School PsychologyEdSPhD
Science EducationMSEdD, PhD
Scientific ComputingMinor
SculptureBFAMAT, MFA
Second Language StudiesMAPhD
Secondary Education (graduate)EdS, MSEdD, PhD
Secondary Education (undergraduate)BS, Lic
Security InformaticsMSPhD
Slavic Languages and LiteraturesBAMA, MATPhD
Social EntrepreneurshipCert
Social Science and MedicineMinor
Social Studies EducationMSEdD, PhD
Social WorkBSW
SociologyBAMAPhD
Sociology of Work and BusinessMinor
SpanishBAMA, MATPhD
Spatial Analysis (see Geographic Information Science)
Special Education (graduate)EdS, Lic, MSPhD
Special Education (undergraduate)BS
Speech and Hearing SciencesBA, BSMAAuD, PhD
Speech-Language PathologyBA, BSMA
Sport CommunicationBS
Sport ManagementPhD
Sport Marketing and ManagementBS
Statistical ScienceMSPhD
StatisticsBS
Strategic Analysis of AccountingMBA
Strategic Management Consulting (see Business)
Studio ArtBA, BFAMA, MFA
Supply Chain and OperationsMBA
Supply Chain ManagementBS
Technology Management (co-major only)BS
TelecommunicationsBAMA, MSPhD
TESOL and Applied LinguisticsCert, MA
TextilesMAT, MFA
Theatre and DramaBAMA, MFAPhD
Therapeutic Outdoor ProgramsMinorCertCert
Tourism, Hospitality, and Event ManagementBS
Tourism ManagementMS
TromboneBMMMDM
TrumpetBMMMDM
TubaBMMMDM
Urban StudiesCert
Victorian StudiesCertMinor
ViolaBM, BSMMDM
ViolinBM, BSMMDM
VioloncelloBM, BSMMDM
Vision ScienceMSPhD
VoiceBM, BSMMDM
Water ResourcesMS
Women's Studies (see Gender Studies)
Woodwind InstrumentsBMMMDM
YiddishMinorMinor
Youth DevelopmentBS, Minor

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
BSHMP
Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management and Policy
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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