Majors, minors and programs of study

Discover who you were called to be. No matter what program or major you study, UPIKE will challenge you to grow and push you to reach your full potential. Explore our programs for undergraduate students and our two professional schools.

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Accounting

Accounting

Study the “language of business” and gain real-world experience by assisting low- to middle-income taxpayers in tax return preparation and filing.

ROTC

ARMY ROTC

ARMY ROTC

In this program you’ll have the opportunity to serve as an officer in active duty, the National Guard or Army Reserves.

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Art

Art

Learn about the place of artistic activity in our culture while exploring your own creative skill and aesthetic vision.

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Biology

Biology

Explore the diversity of life and gain the foundation needed for graduate school or a variety of science careers.

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Business Management

Business Management

Develop the management and leadership skills needed in many industries today.

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Chemistry

Chemistry

Chemistry is an important component in the fields of biology, medicine, earth science, environmental science and physics. Be well prepared for grad school or a variety of science-related careers.

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Communication

Communication

Be prepared for a wide variety of potential careers by studying the most sought after skill by employers.

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Computer Science

Computer Science

Computer Science is about problem solving to help prepare students for one of the fastest growing job fields in America.

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Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice

Study the complexity of our criminal justice system and its impact on society. Prepare for a career in law enforcement, corrections or law.

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Elementary Education

Elementary Education

Make a difference in the lives of students and impact the future. Teaching is more than a job – it’s a rewarding career.

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English

English

Immerse yourself in the study of critical thinking, academic and creative writing and communication skills. Build your appreciation for literature and be prepared for a variety of careers.

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Film & Media Arts

Film & Media Arts

Gain the skills necessary to pursue a career in the film, television, or media production industry. You’ll have access to top-notch equipment and hands-on learning opportunities.

Healthcare Management

Healthcare Management

Study the business and operational aspects of the healthcare system.

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History

History

Study the causes and consequences of events and their impact on human experience from a variety of perspectives. Conduct archival research or explore studying abroad.

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History & Political Science

History & Political Science

This combined major will help you develop critical thinking and writing skills to give you many career and graduate school paths.

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Mathematics

Mathematics

The 21st Century is growing increasingly complex. A mathematics major provides many future career options, including engineering or finance.

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Middle Grade Education

Middle Grade Education

Teaching is a rewarding career. Our quality educator training program will prepare you to be a successful teacher at the middle school level.

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Music

Music

This minor offers three areas of musical study: vocal performance, piano performance and music history.

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Nursing: Associate’s Degree

Nursing: Associate’s Degree

Complete this two-year program and earn an Associate of Science Degree. You’ll be prepared to sit for NCLEX-RN board exam.

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Nursing: RN-BSN

Nursing: RN-BSN

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with this convenient, online program. Prepare for evidence-based client care delivery or advanced staff and leadership positions.

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Psychology

Psychology

Study the foundation of human behavior and mental processes. This major prepares you for graduate school or a variety of other medical professions.

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Religion

Religion

Focus on understanding the Bible and religious diversity. Learn from classes in Biblical studies, world religions, and religion and popular culture.

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Secondary Education

Secondary Education

Prepare to teach a specific subject at the high school level.

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Social Work

Social Work

Explore this helping profession, learning how to create meaningful change with individuals, groups and communities. Study topics like mental health, advocacy and the justice system

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Sociology

Sociology

Fascinated by people? Sociology is the study of human behavior, society, the relationship between the two, and their influence on one another.

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Spanish

Spanish

Study the second most commonly spoken and fastest growing language in the United States. A Spanish degree can open doors to unlimited career opportunities.

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Sport Management

Sport Management

Develop the skills you need to work with athletes or sports-related organizations.

theater

Theatre

Theatre

In this minor, get hands-on experience in both performance and the technical side of theatre production.

Graduate & Professional Programs

Explore UPIKE’s graduate and professional programs.