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Northwestern University Majors

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

Arts

Graduates
  • Arts
    3
  • Dance
    4
  • Drama and Theatre Production
    136
  • Music
    17
  • Musical Instruments
    6
  • Music Performance
    23
  • Music Theory and Composition
    6
  • Voice and Opera
    17

Business

Graduates
  • Entrepreneurship
    8
  • Finance
    38
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
    18

Education

Graduates
  • High School Education
    7
  • Music Teacher Education
    6

Health Professions

Graduates
  • Communication Disorders
    19
  • Health Service Preparatory Studies
    5
  • Physician Assistant
    2

Humanities

Graduates
  • African American Studies
    5
  • African Studies
    1
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
    31
  • Art History
    13
  • Banking, Corporate, and Tax Law
    26
  • Communications
    262
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
    76
  • Creative Writing
    2
  • Economics
    398
  • English
    55
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures
    2
  • French Language and Literature
    5
  • Geography
    4
  • German Language and Literature
    8
  • Hispanic American Studies
    3
  • History
    90
  • International Relations and National Security Studies
    63
  • Italian Language and Literature
    2
  • Journalism
    143
  • Legal Studies
    19
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    12
  • Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation
    14
  • Literature
    7
  • Managerial Economics
    51
  • Minority and Group Studies
    5
  • Music History and Literature
    20
  • North American Studies
    14
  • Philosophy
    20
  • Political Science and Government
    119
  • Psychology
    230
  • Public Policy Analysis
    34
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
    91
  • Religious Studies
    7
  • Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature
    3
  • Social Sciences
    37
  • Sociology
    27
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    14
  • Urban Studies and Affairs
    3
  • Women's Studies
    4

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Architecture
    4
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    36
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
    14
  • Biological Sciences
    14
  • Biology
    149
  • Chemical Engineering
    39
  • Chemistry
    25
  • Civil Engineering
    6
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
    15
  • Computer and Information Studies
    8
  • Computer Engineering
    29
  • Computer Science
    65
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    13
  • Engineering
    23
  • Environmental Engineering
    13
  • Environmental Sciences
    20
  • Environmental Studies
    21
  • Geology and Earth Science
    11
  • Industrial Engineering
    79
  • Information Studies
    19
  • Manufacturing Engineering
    17
  • Materials Engineering
    28
  • Materials Science
    1
  • Mathematics & Statistics
    89
  • Mechanical Engineering
    66
  • Neuroscience and Neurobiology
    9
  • Physics
    13
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