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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
    5
  • Dance
    3
  • Drama and Theatre Production
    134
  • Music
    16
  • Musical Instruments
    4
  • Music Performance
    16
  • Music Theory and Composition
    3
  • Voice and Opera
    15

Business

Graduates
  • Entrepreneurship
    11
  • Finance
    37
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
    22

Education

Graduates
  • High School Education
    10
  • Music Teacher Education
    7

Health Professions

Graduates
  • Communication Disorders
    31
  • Health Service Preparatory Studies
    3
  • Physical Therapy Technician
    3
  • Physician Assistant
    3

Humanities

Graduates
  • African American Studies
    6
  • African Studies
    1
  • Anthropology and Archaeology
    29
  • Art History
    17
  • Banking, Corporate, and Tax Law
    13
  • Communications
    280
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
    62
  • Creative Writing
    5
  • East Asian Languages and Literatures
    3
  • Economics
    393
  • English
    79
  • French Language and Literature
    10
  • Geography
    2
  • German Language and Literature
    6
  • Hispanic American Studies
    1
  • History
    85
  • International Relations and National Security Studies
    62
  • Journalism
    176
  • Legal Studies
    35
  • Liberal Arts and Humanities
    22
  • Linguistics, Interpretation, and Translation
    8
  • Literature
    3
  • Managerial Economics
    48
  • Music History and Literature
    23
  • North American Studies
    9
  • Philosophy
    22
  • Political Science and Government
    157
  • Psychology
    235
  • Public Policy Analysis
    41
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication
    93
  • Religious Studies
    3
  • Russian and Eastern European Languages and Literature
    6
  • Social Sciences
    46
  • Sociology
    20
  • Spanish Language and Literature
    12
  • Urban Studies and Affairs
    5
  • Women's Studies
    14

Science, Technology, and Math

Graduates
  • Architecture
    8
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
    68
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
    13
  • Biological Sciences
    19
  • Biology
    132
  • Chemical Engineering
    42
  • Chemistry
    37
  • Civil Engineering
    14
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
    7
  • Computer and Information Studies
    3
  • Computer Engineering
    19
  • Computer Science
    29
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
    12
  • Engineering
    34
  • Environmental Engineering
    10
  • Environmental Sciences
    28
  • Environmental Studies
    12
  • Geology and Earth Science
    5
  • Industrial Engineering
    89
  • Information Studies
    21
  • Manufacturing Engineering
    18
  • Materials Engineering
    17
  • Materials Science
    4
  • Mathematics & Statistics
    108
  • Mechanical Engineering
    62
  • Physics
    11
  • Pre-Medicine Studies
    1
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