Undergraduate Majors at Northeastern University

The most popular major at Northeastern University is Business/Commerce followed by Communication and Media Studies and Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. A list of all 74 available majors and annual graduates is presented below.

List of undergrad majors offered at Northeastern University

Computer and Information Sciences

Graduates
Computer and Information Sciences 69
Information Technology 40
Information Science/Studies 23

Engineering

Graduates
Chemical Engineering 45
Civil Engineering 85
Computer Engineering 29
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 71
Mechanical Engineering 141
Industrial Engineering 29

Engineering Technology

Graduates
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician 8
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician 9
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician 4

Foreign Languages

Graduates
Linguistics 15
French Language and Literature 1
Spanish Language and Literature 6
American Sign Language (ASL) 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other 5

English and Literature

Graduates
English Language and Literature 71
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 1

Liberal Arts and Humanities

Graduates
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 24

Biology

Graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences 127
Biochemistry 30
Biophysics 2
Toxicology 6
Biotechnology 11
Neuroscience 53

Mathematics

Graduates
Mathematics 38

Natural Resources Conservation

Graduates
Environmental Studies 15
Environmental Science 22

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Graduates
Philosophy 17
Religion/Religious Studies 2

Architecture

Graduates
Architecture 66

Physical Sciences

Graduates
Chemistry 25
Geology/Earth Science 4
Physics 8

Psychology

Graduates
Psychology 184

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting

Graduates
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies 159
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 5
Human Services 32

Human Services

Graduates
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other 9

Social Sciences

Graduates
Economics 71
Development Economics and International Development 4
International Relations and Affairs 102
Political Science and Government 113
Sociology 50

Ethnic Studies

Graduates
Asian Studies/Civilization 3

Visual and Performing Arts

Graduates
Graphic Design 37
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts 12
Film/Cinema/Video Studies 13
Fine/Studio Arts 15
Intermedia/Multimedia 8
Music 109

Health Professions

Graduates
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist 12
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other 58
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) 4
Athletic Training/Trainer 18
Cardiopulmonary Technology/Technologist 1
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other 111
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other 86
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 105
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing 1

Business

Graduates
Business/Commerce 569
Business Administration and Management 92
Operations Management and Supervision 11
Organizational Leadership 51
Accounting 4
Finance 73
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration 2
International Business/Trade/Commerce 119
Management Information Systems 4
Marketing/Marketing Management 1

History

Graduates
History 52

Communication

Graduates
Communication and Media Studies 177
Journalism 59

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167358 IPEDS survey data for Northeastern University.