The University of Northern Iowa is home to over 160 majors, minors and areas of study in a variety of career paths including, arts and design, business, health, STEM and teaching.

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Majors, Minors & Degrees

What can you do with 160 programs of study? The real question is what can’t you do. The possibilities are almost unfathomable, but that’s a good thing. Having 160 majors, minors and certificates means you’ve got options, real options to make your experience at UNI uniquely yours. And no matter what direction you choose, you won’t go it alone. Your academic advisor will map out a path to take you from coursework to career work, all while keeping you on track for graduation. 

Student profile of Leticia Gomez, Music Education major, with her violin in Bengtson Auditorium in Russell Hall.
Accounting
Accounting (MAcc)
Advanced Studies Certificate in Educational Leadership - Principalship (ASC)
Advanced Studies Certificate in Superintendency
Advertising and Digital Media
Air Quality
Allied Health, Recreation and Community Services (EdD)
Anthropology
Art
Art Education
Art Education (MA)
Art History
Art Studio: Ceramics
Art Studio: Drawing
Art Studio: Painting
Art Studio: Performance Art
Art Studio: Photography
Art Studio: Printmaking
Art Studio: Sculpture
Astronomy
Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Studies
Athletic Training and Rehabilitation Studies (MATR)
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology (B.A. or B.S.)
Biology (MS)
Biology Honors Research Emphasis
Biology Teaching
Biology: Biomedical
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business Communication
Business Management
Business of Healthcare
Business Teaching
Career and Technical Education Professional Development
Certificate in Chinese Studies
Chemistry
Chemistry Teaching
Child Welfare
Chinese Studies
Chiropractic 3+1
Clinic Mental Health Counseling (MA)
Coaching
Communication
Communication Disorders
Communication Studies (MA)
Communication-Theatre Teaching
Community Health and Recreation (MA)
Community Nutrition
Composition/Theory B.M.
Comprehensive Secondary Science Teaching
Computer Science
Computer Science (K-12 )
Computer Science Education
Construction Management
Corporate Fitness
Creative Writing
Crime Mapping and Analysis
Criminal Justice (BAS)
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Curriculum and Instruction (EdD)
Data Science
Digital Journalism
Digital Media Journalism
Digital Media Leadership
Digital Media Production
Early Childhood Education (MAE)
Early Childhood Education - Teaching
Early Childhood Special Education - Teaching
Earth Science
Earth Science Teaching
Ecology Evolution and Organismal Biology
Economics
Educational Leadership / Special Education Director (EdD)
Educational studies
Electrical and Electronics Technology
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education (2+2 Transfer Program)
Elementary Education (MAE)
Elementary Education - Teaching
Elementary Science - Teaching
English
English (MA)
English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement
English Teaching
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Assessment
Environmental Earth Science
Environmental Health
Environmental Resources Management
Environmental Science
Ethics
Family Services
Family Studies
Finance
Financial and Real Estate Sales
French 2+2
French Language Studies
General Business Concepts
Geographic Information Science
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Cartography
Geography
Geography (MA)
Geology
Gerontology
Global Health and Humanitarian Assistance
Graphic Design
Graphic Technology
Hispanic Cultures
History
History (MA)
History - Teaching
Human Resources
Hydrology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Interactive Digital Studies
Interdisciplinary French Studies
Interior Design
International Affairs
International Business
International Business Culture and Language
International Commerce
International Peace and Security
Iowa Computer Science Endorsement
Iowa Reading K-8 Endorsement
Iowa Secondary School Health Education Teaching Endorsement
Jazz Studies
Kinesiology and Sports Performance (MA)
Learning Technologies & Instructional Design (MA)
Legal Studies
Liberal Studies
Linguistic Studies
Literacy Education (MAE)
Literacy Education - Teaching
Literary Publishing
Management Information Systems
Managing Business & Organizations
Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Manufacturing Technology Design
Marketing Management
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Cedar Falls
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Hometown
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - International
Mathematics
Mathematics (MA)
Mathematics Teaching
Mathematics Teaching: Community College Emphasis (MA)
Mathematics Teaching: Middle Grades 4-8 Emphasis (MA)
Mathematics Teaching: Secondary Emphasis (MA)
Mathematics. (K-8 )
Medical Laboratory Sciences 3+1
Mental Health
Middle Level Education - Dual
Middle Level Science Education
Military Psychology
Military Science
Movement and Exercise Science
Museum Studies
Music
Music (M.A.)
Music (M.M.)
Music Education
Music Education (MM)
Music Studio: B.F.A
Music Studio: Brass
Music Studio: Composition Theory
Music Studio: Conducting
Music Studio: Jazz
Music Studio: Keyboard
Music Studio: Music Education
Music Studio: Music History
Music Studio: Percussion
Music Studio: Strings
Music Studio: Voice
Music Studio: Woodwinds
Music: Performance
Nanoscience
Networking and Systems Administration
Nonprofit management
Nursing 3+1
Organizational Leadership
Outdoor Recreation
Philanthropy/NonProfit Development (MA)
Philosophy
Physical Education - Pedagogy (MA)
Physical Education Teaching
Physics and Engineering 3+2 Dual Degree
Physics B.S.
Physics Coursework for Iowa 5-12 Physics and All Science Endorsements
Physics Custom Degree B.A.
Physics Data Science B.A.
Physics Teaching
Political Communication
Political Science
Politics and Law
Post-Colonial and Multicultural Literary Studies
Postsecondary Education: Student Affairs (EdD)
Pre-Chiropractic
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medical
Pre-Occupational Therapy
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Veterinary
Principalship (MAE/ASC)
Professional Writing
Psychology
Psychology (MA)
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Health: Community Health
Public Health: Environmental Health Science
Public History
Public History (MA)
Public Personnel and Human Resources
Public Policy (MA)
Public Relations
Reading/Literacy (5-12)
Real Estate
Recreation, Tourism and Nonprofit Leadership
Sales Management
School Counseling (MA)
School Health Education - Teaching
School Library Studies (MA)
School Psychology (EdS)
School Psychology (MAE)
Science Education - Course Delivery (MA)
Science Education - Information (MA)
Sexuality Women's and Gender Studies
Social Science - Teaching
Social Studies Elementary Teaching
Social Welfare
Social Work
Social Work (MSW)
Social Work: Advanced Standing (MSW)
Social Work: Foundation (MSW)
Sociology
Sociology of Family and Life Course
Sociology of Gender and Culture
Sociology of Health and Development
Sociology of Inequality and Inclusion
Sociology of Race/Ethnicity and Immigration
Spanish
Spanish (5-12)
Spanish Language Studies
Spanish Teaching
Spanish/English Translation
Special Education - Endorsement/Minor—Instructional Strategist
Special Education - Teaching
Special Education: Consultant Emphasis (MAE)
Special Education: Field Specialization (MAE)
Speech-Language Pathology (MA)
Sport Administration
State and Local Government
Statistics and Actuarial Science
STEM Teaching
Strength and Conditioning
Study of Religion
Substance Abuse Counseling
Superintendency (ASC)
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability
Teacher Leadership for International Educators (MA)
Teaching English in Secondary Schools (M.A.)
Teaching English in Secondary Schools (TESS) (MA)
Technology & Engineering Teaching
Technology (MS)
Technology and Engineering Education
Technology Management
Technology Teaching
TESOL
TESOL (MA)
TESOL Teaching
TESOL/Spanish (MA)
TESOL/Spanish Teaching
Textiles and Apparel
Theatre
Theatre Design and Production
Theatre for Youth and Communities
Theatre Performance
Tourism
Unmanned Aerial Systems
Women's and Gender Studies
Women's and Gender Studies (MA)
Women’s Health
Youth Work in Religious Settings