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Northwestern University Majors

Discover the majors and programs offered by Northwestern University and the types of degrees awarded.

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Discover the majors and programs offered by Northwestern University and the types of degrees awarded.

Arts

Graduates
  • Arts
    4
  • Dance
    3
  • Drama and Theatre Production
    91
  • Music
    3
  • Musical Instruments
    16
  • Music Performance
    20
  • Music Theory and Composition
    8
  • Performing Arts
    22
  • Voice and Opera
    12

Business

Graduates
  • Business
    2
  • Entrepreneurship
    14
  • Finance
    46
  • Managerial Economics
    51
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
    22

Education

Graduates
  • Education Research and Evaluation
    1
  • High School Education
    8
  • Music Teacher Education
    6

Health Professions

Graduates
  • Communication Disorders
    31
  • Health Professions
    1
  • Health Service Preparatory Studies
    5
  • Physical Therapy Technician
    1
  • Physician Assistant
    1

Humanities

Graduates
  • African American Studies
    2
  • Anthropology
    26
  • Art History
    6
  • Asian Studies
    2
  • Communications
    249
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
    76
  • Creative Writing
    1
  • East Asian Languages and Literatures
    4
  • Economics
    383
  • English
    50
  • French Language and Literature
    7
  • Geography
    1
  • German Language and Literature
    5
  • Global Studies
    7
  • Hispanic American Studies
    3
  • History
    67
  • International Relations
    50
  • Journalism
    149
  • Latin and Ancient Greek Studies
    7
  • Legal Studies
    37
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    11
  • Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation
    8
  • Literature
    9
  • Minority and Ethnic Studies
    10
  • Music History and Literature
    20
  • Natural Sciences
    13
  • North American Studies
    8
  • Philosophy
    22
  • Political Science and Government
    137
  • Psychology
    202
  • Public Policy Analysis
    38
  • Radio and Television
    98
  • Religious Studies
    5
  • Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature
    3
  • Sociology
    28
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    8
  • Urban Studies and Affairs
    1
  • Women's Studies
    1

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Architecture
    8
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    35
  • Biology
    126
  • Chemical Engineering
    48
  • Chemistry
    21
  • Civil Engineering
    16
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
    54
  • Computer Hardware Engineering
    10
  • Computer Science
    65
  • Electrical Engineering
    13
  • Engineering
    33
  • Environmental Engineering
    7
  • Environmental Science
    20
  • Geology and Earth Science
    4
  • Industrial Engineering
    100
  • Information Science
    33
  • Manufacturing Engineering
    23
  • Materials Engineering
    27
  • Materials Science
    2
  • Mathematics
    87
  • Mechanical Engineering
    93
  • Neuroscience and Neurobiology
    40
  • Physics
    22
  • Statistics
    39
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