Academic Programs


Select a major within your preferred area of study

You can choose from a wide range of degree programs when you progress to James Madison University. During the International Year program, you will take courses with 'credits' which count towards your degree. Once you progress to the second-year of your degree program you will continue to gain credits until you are ready to graduate.

College of Arts and Letters

Degree major Degree award
Communication Studies BA
Media Arts and Design, with concentrations in:
  • Converged Media
  • Corporate Communication
  • Digital Video and Cinema
  • Journalism
Anthropology BA/BS
Economics BA/BS
Justice Studies BA/BS
Psychology BA/BS
Sociology BA/BS
English BA
Modern Foreign Languages BA
History BA
International Affairs BA
Political Science BA
Philosophy and Religion BA
Public Policy and Administration BS
Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication BA/BS

College of Business

Degree major Degree award
Accounting BBA
Computer Information Systems BBA
Economics BBA
Finance BBA
Hospitality Management BBA
International Business Management, with concentrations in:
  • General Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing
  • Sport and Recreation Management
Quantitative Finance BS

College of Health and Behavioral Studies

Degree major Degree award
Athletic Training BS
Dietetics BS
Health Sciences BS
Health Services Administration BS
Kinesiology, with concentrations in:
  • Exercise Science
  • Physical & Health Education
Social Work BSW
Communication Sciences and Disorders Psychology BA/BS

College of Integrated Science and Engineering

Degree major Degree award
Engineering BS
Biotechnology BS
Computer Science BS
Environmental and Engineering Geology BS
Information Analysis BS
Integrated Science and Technology BS
Geographic Science BS/BA

College of Science and Mathematics

Degree major Degree award
Biology BS
Biophysical Chemistry BS
Chemistry BS
Geology BS
Statistics BS
Mathematics BS
Physics BS
Earth Science BA

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Degree major Degree award
Studio Art, with concentrations in:
  • Architectural Design
  • General Fine Arts
  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
Art History BA
Theater and Dance BA
Music, with concentrations in:
  • Music Composition
  • Music Education
  • Music Industry
  • Music Performance
  • Music Theatre

College of Education

Degree major Degree award
Elementary Education 5-year MAT
Inclusive Early Childhood Education 5-year MAT
Middle Education 5-year MAT
Special Education 5-year MAT
Art Education Teaching Licensure
Dance Education Teaching Licensure