Academic Programs

Wayne State University is a comprehensive university with 13 colleges and schools. We offer more than 370 academic programs, including 126 bachelor's degree programs, 139 master's degree programs, 60 doctoral degree programs and 30 certificate, specialist and professional programs.

For incoming freshmen who are not ready to declare a major upon admission, we offer exploratory tracks designed to help you find the right program.

School of Business Administration

College of Education

  • Adapted Physical Education (BGC)
  • Applied Behavior Analysis (GC)
  • Art Education  (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (BGC)
  • Bilingual/Bicultural Education (BGC) (TC) (MED)
  • Career & Technical Education  (BGC) (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED)
  • Career & Technical Education (on-line)  (MED)
  • Cognitive Impairment (BGC)
  • College and University Teaching (GC)
  • Counseling (MA) (ESC) (EdD) (PhD)
  • Counseling Psychology (MA)
  • Curriculum and Instruction (ESC) (EdD) (PhD)
  • Early Childhood Education (BGC) (MED)
  • Education Evaluation & Research (MED) (EdD) (PhD)
  • Educational Leadership (MED)
  • Educational Leadership & Policy Studies (EdD) (PhD)
  • Educational Psychology (MED) (PhD)
  • Educational Technology (BGC)
  • Elementary Education  (BGC) (BA) (BS) (TC) (MAT) (MED)
  • Elementary Language Arts  (BA) (BS)
  • Emotional Impairments (BGC)
  • English Education Elementary  (BA) (BS) (TC)
  • English Education Secondary  (BA) (BS) (MED)
  • English as a Second Language (BGC)
  • Foreign Language Education (TC) (MED)
  • General Administration & Supervision (ESC)
  • Health Education  (BGC) (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED)
  • Instructional Technology (MED) (ESC) (EdD) (PhD)
  • Instructional Technology (on-line)  (MED)
  • K-12 Reading Specialist (BGC)
  • Kinesiology  (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED) (PhD)
  • Learning Disabilities (BGC)
  • Mathematics Education Elementary  (BA) (BS)
  • Mathematics Education Secondary  (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED)
  • Online Teaching  (BGC) (GC)
  • Physical Education (Elementary) (BGC)
  • Physical Education (Secondary) (BGC)
  • Reading  (MED) (ESC)
  • Reading, Language & Literature (EdD)
  • Rehab., Counseling & Comm. Inclusion (MA)
  • School Psychology (GC)
  • School and Community Psychology (MA)
  • Science Education Elementary  (BA) (BS)
  • Science Education Secondary  (BA) (BS) (MED)
  • Secondary Education (TC) (MAT)
  • Social Studies Education Elementary  (BA) (BS)
  • Social Studies Education Secondary  (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED) (MED/MA)
  • Special Education  (BA) (BS) (TC) (MED) (ESC)
  • Sports Administration (MA)
  • Visual Arts Education (BGC)

College of Engineering

  • Advanced Energy Storage System (UGC)
  • Alternative Energy Technologies (GC) (MS)
  • Biomedical Engineering  (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Chemical Engineering  (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Civil Engineering  (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Computer Engineering (MS) (PhD)
  • Computer Science  (GC) (BA) (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Computer Technology (BSCT)
  • Construction Management (BS)
  • Control Systems (UGC)
  • Dual Title - Biomedical Imaging (PhD)
  • Electric Transportation Technology (BS)
  • Electric-drive Vehicle Engineering (GC) (MS)
  • Electrical Engineering  (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering Tech. (BS)
  • Electromechanical Engineering Tech. (BS)
  • Engineering Entrepreneurship (UGCENE)
  • Engineering Management (BGC) (MS)
  • Engineering Technology (MSET)
  • Industrial Engineering  (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Injury Biomechanics (BGC)
  • Manufacturing Engineering (MS)
  • Manufacturing Engineering Technology (BS)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering Tech. (BS)
  • Materials Science and Engineering (MS) (PhD)
  • Mechanical Engineering  (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Mechanical Engineering Tech. (BS)
  • Nanoengineering (UGC)
  • Polymer Engineering (GC)
  • Product Design Engineering Technology (BS)
  • Scientific Computing  (GC)
  • Sustainable Engineering (GC)
  • Systems Engineering (BGC)

College of Fine, Performing & Communication Arts

  • Art  (BA) (BFA) (MA) (MFA)
  • Art History  (BA) (MA)
  • Communication  (MA) (PhD)
  • Communication Studies  (BA)
  • Communication and New Media (on-line) (GC)
  • Dance  (BFA) (BS) (TC)
  • Design and Merchandising (BA) (BS) (MA)
  • Dispute Resolution (GC) (MA) (MADR/JD)
  • Film  (BA)
  • Health Communication (GC)
  • Journalism  (BA)
  • Media Arts & Studies  (BA)
  • Music  (BA) (BMUS) (TC) (MA) (MMUS)
  • Orchestral Studies (GC)
  • Public Relations  (BA)
  • Theatre  (BA) (BFA) (MFA)
  • Theatre and Dance (MA)

Graduate School

Irvin D. Reid Honors College

Law School

  • Corporate & Finance Law (LLM)
  • Labor and Employment Law (LLM)
  • Law (JD)
  • Taxation (LLM)
  • United States Law (LLM)

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Africana Studies (BA)
  • Anthropology  (BA) (MA) (PhD)
  • Asian Studies  (BA)
  • Astronomy (BA)
  • Audiology (AuD)
  • Biochemistry and Chemical Biology (BS)
  • Biological Sciences  (BA) (BS) (MA) (MS) (PhD)
  • Biomedical Physics  (BS)
  • Chemistry  (BA) (BS) (MA) (MS) (PhD)
  • Classics  (BA) (MA)
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders  (BA) (AuD) (PhD)
  • Criminal Justice  (BS) (MS)
  • Criminal Justice (Online) (MS)
  • Dietetics (BS) (PBC)
  • Economic Development (GC)
  • Economics  (BA) (MA) (PhD) (JD/MA)
  • Employment & Labor Relations (MAELR)
  • English  (BA) (MA) (PhD)
  • Environmental Science (BS)
  • Film Studies  (BA)
  • Geology  (BA) (BS) (MS)
  • German  (BA) (MA)
  • History  (BA) (MA) (MED/MA) (PhD) (JD/MA)
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MA)
  • Information Systems Technology (BA)
  • Labor Studies (BA)
  • Language Learning (MA)
  • Linguistics (BA) (MA)
  • Mathematical Statistics (MA)
  • Mathematics  (BA) (BS) (MS) (PhD)
  • Mathematics, Applied (MA)
  • Modern Languages (PhD)
  • Molecular Biotechnology (MS)
  • Near Eastern Languages  (BA) (MA)
  • Near Eastern Studies  (BA)
  • Nutrition & Food Science  (BA) (BS) (MA) (MS) (PhD)
  • Peace and Security Studies (GC)
  • Philosophy  (BA) (MA) (PhD)
  • Physics  (BA) (BS) (MA) (MS) (PhD)
  • Political Science  (BA) (MA) (PhD) (JD/MA)
  • Psychology  (BA) (BS) (MA) (PhD)
  • Public Administration (MPA)
  • Public Affairs  (BPA)
  • Romance Languages  (BA) (MA)
  • Slavic Studies  (BA)
  • Social Work and Anthropology (PhD)
  • Sociology  (BA) (MA) (PhD)
  • Speech Language Pathology  (MA)
  • Urban Planning (MUP)
  • Urban Studies (BA)
  • World History (BGC)

School of Library and Information Science

  • Archival Administration (GC)
  • Information Management for Librarians (on-line) (GC)
  • Library and Information Science  (MLIS) (MLIS/MA) (SC)
  • Library and Information Science (on-line)  (MLIS)
  • Pub Library Services to Child & Young Adults (GC)

School of Medicine

  • Anatomy and Cell Biology (MS) (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Basic Medical Sciences (MS)
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MS) (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Cancer Biology (MS) (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Clinical and Translational Science (BGC)
  • Genetic Counseling (MS)
  • Immunology and Microbiology (MS) (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Medical Physics (GC) (PhD)
  • Medical Research (MS)
  • Medicine (MD) (MD/PhD)
  • Pathology (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Pharmacology (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Physiology (MS) (MD/PhD) (PhD)
  • Public Health (MPH) (MD/MPH)
  • Public Health Practice (GC)
  • Radiological Physics (MS)
  • Translational Neuroscience Program (PhD)

College of Nursing

  • Adult Acute Care (MSN)
  • Adult Primary Care (MSN)
  • Advanced Practice-Women,Neonates & Children (MSN)
  • Community Health (MSN)
  • Nurse-Midwifery (GC)
  • Nursing (BSN) (PhD)
  • Nursing Education (GC)
  • Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care  (GC)
  • Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-Acute Care (GC)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (MSN)
  • Transcultural Nursing (GC)
  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner (GC)

Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences (BHS) (BS)
  • Forensic Investigation (PBC)
  • Mortuary Science (BS)
  • Nurse Anesthesia (MS)
  • Occupational Therapy (BHS) (MOT)
  • Pathologists' Assistant (BS)
  • Pediatric Anesthesia (GC)
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences (MS) (PhD)
  • Pharmacy (PharmD/Pharm Sciences)
  • Pharmacy (Joint Pharmacy/PhD) (PharmD/PhD)
  • Pharmacy Practice (PharmD)
  • Physical Therapy (DPT)
  • Physician Assistant Studies (MS)
  • Radiation Therapy Technology (BS)
  • Radiologic Technology (BS)
  • Radiologist Assistant Studies (MS)

School of Social Work

  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies (GC)
  • Clinical Social Work Theory and Practise (GC)
  • Disabilities (GC)
  • Gerontology (GC)
  • Social Welfare Research and Evaluation (GC)
  • Social Work  (BSW) (MSW) (PhD)
  • Social Work and Anthropology (PhD)