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Majors and Minors

Shepherd University is proud to offer over 100 different academic programs which are united by a strong liberal arts core designed to give our students diverse learning experiences. Our programs prepare our graduates to think broadly and critically while actively engaging in civic service and global citizenship. Explore below by clicking on the degree titles to visit a department page.

Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences | Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences | Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics | Business | Exploratory Program | Additional Minors | Graduate Programs

available as a concentration
* also available as a minor

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

Art, B.F.A.*

Communication and New Media, B.A./B.S.*

Contemporary Theater Studies, B.A.*

Criminal Justice, B.A.*

English, B.A.*

Global Studies, B.A.*

History, B.A.*

Interdisciplinary Programs

Music, B.A.*

Music in Performance, B.M.P.

Political Science, B.S.*

Psychology, B.A.*

Sociology, B.S.*

Social Work, B.S.W.

Spanish, B.A.*


College of Nursing, Education, and Health Sciences

Elementary Education, B.A.

Health Promotion and Exercise Science, B.S.

Music Education, B.M.E.

Nursing, B.S.N.

Nutrition, B.S.*

Recreation and Sport Studies, B.S.*

Secondary Education, B.A.


College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Biology, B.S.*

Chemistry, B.S.*

Computer and Information Sciences, B.S.*

Computer and Information Technology, B.S.*

Computer Engineering, B.S.

Data Analytics, B.S.

Engineering Science, B.S.*

Environmental Studies, B.S.*

Applied Mathematics, B.S.*

Pre-Professional Studies


College of Business

Accounting, B.S.*

Business Administration, B.S.*

Economics, B.S.*


Regents Bachelor of Arts


Exploratory Program



Graduate Programs

Master of Arts

Master of Arts in Teaching

Master of Business Administration

Master of Science in Data Analytics & Information Systems

Doctor of Nursing Practice