Majors, Minors, and Certificates

Iowa offers over 200 majors, minors, and certificates.

Students are encouraged to work across disciplines to find their passion. If you are unsure of what you’d like to study at Iowa, look at an open major, or take our MyMajors assessment to explore possible majors based on your interests and strengths.

Use our program search to explore all of our areas of study and find what is right for you. 

200 +

Areas of Study

Academic Interests
Area of Study Sort descending College
Accounting
BBA
Tippie College of Business
Actuarial Science
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Aerospace Studies and Military Science
Minor
University College
African American Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Aging and Longevity Studies
Minor, Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
American Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Ancient Civilization
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Anthropology
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Applied Physics
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Art
BA, BFA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Art History
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Asian Languages and Literature
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Astronomy
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Bachelor of Applied Studies
Online Option
University College
Bachelor of Liberal Studies
Online Option
University College
Biochemistry
BA, BS
Carver College of Medicine, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Biology
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Biomedical Sciences
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Business
BBA, Minor, Certificate
Tippie College of Business
Business Analytics and Information Systems
BBA
Tippie College of Business
Chemical Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Chemistry
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Chiropractic Medicine Preprofessional Program
Cinema
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Civil Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Classical Languages
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Clinical and Translational Science
Certificate
Communication Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Computer Science
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Computer Science and Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Criminology, Law, and Justice
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Critical Cultural Competence
Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Dance
BA, BFA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Data Science
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Dentistry Preprofessional Program
College of Dentistry
Disability Studies
Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Drug Delivery
College of Pharmacy
Drug Discovery
College of Pharmacy
Drug Disposition and Metabolism
College of Pharmacy
Economics
BBA, BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Tippie College of Business
Education
BA, BS, Minor
College of Education
Education Studies and Human Relations
BA
College of Education
Electrical Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Elementary Education
BA
College of Education
Engineering
BSE, Certificate
College of Engineering
English
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
English and Creative Writing
BA
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Enterprise Leadership
BA, Online Option
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Tippie College of Business
Entrepreneurial Management
Certificate
Tippie College of Business
Environmental Engineering
College of Engineering
Environmental Policy and Planning
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Environmental Sciences
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Ethics and Public Policy
BA
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Event Management Certificate
Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Finance
BBA
Tippie College of Business
French
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Geographic Information Science Certificate
Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Geography
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Geoscience
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
German
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Global Health Studies BA, BS, Certificate
BA, BS, Minor, Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Health and Human Physiology
BA
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
History
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Human Physiology
BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Human Rights
Certificate
Industrial and Systems Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Informatics
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Interdepartmental Studies
BA
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
International Business
Certificate
International Relations
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
International Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Interscholastic Athletic/Activities Administration
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Italian
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Journalism and Mass Communication
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Latin American Studies
Minor, Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Law Preprofessional Program
College of Law
Leadership Studies
Certificate
Linguistics
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Management
BBA
Tippie College of Business
Marketing
BBA
Tippie College of Business
Mathematics
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Mechanical Engineering
BSE
College of Engineering
Medicine Preprofessional Program
Carver College of Medicine
Medieval Studies
Certificate
Microbiology
BS, Minor
Carver College of Medicine, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Mortuary Science Preprofessional Program
Museum Studies
Certificate
Music
BA, BM, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Native American and Indigenous Studies
Minor, Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Naval Science and Technology
College of Engineering
Neuroscience
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Nonprofit Leadership and Philanthropy
Certificate, Online Option
Nuclear Medicine Technology
BS
Carver College of Medicine
Nursing
BSN
College of Nursing
Nursing RN-BSN
Online Option
College of Nursing
Occupational Therapy Preprofessional Program
Open Major
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Optometry Preprofessional Program
Pharmacy Preprofessional Program
College of Pharmacy
Philosophy
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Physical Therapy Preprofessional Program
Carver College of Medicine
Physician Assistant Preprofessional Program
Carver College of Medicine
Physics
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Podiatric Medicine Preprofessional Program
Political Risk Analysis Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Political Science
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Portuguese
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Psychology
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Public Digital Arts Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Public Health
BA, BS, Certificate
College of Public Health
Radiation Sciences
BS
Carver College of Medicine
Radiation Sciences RT to BS
Online Option
Carver College of Medicine
Religious Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Resilience and Trauma-Informed Perspectives Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Risk Management & Insurance
Certificate
Tippie College of Business
Russian
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Science Studies
BS
College of Education
Screenwriting Arts
BA
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Secondary Education
BA
College of Education
Social Justice
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Social Science Analytics Certificate
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Social Work
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Sociology
BA, BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Spanish
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Speech and Hearing Science
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Sport and Recreation Management
BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Sport Studies
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Statistics
BS, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Sustainability Certificate
Certificate
Sustainability Science
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Technological Entrepreneurship
Certificate
Theatre Arts
BA, Minor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Therapeutic Recreation
BS
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Urban Studies
Certificate
Graduate College, University College
Veterinary Medicine Preprofessional Program
Writing
Certificate, Online Option