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Northeastern Majors

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Undergraduate Majors at Northeastern University

The most popular undergraduate major at Northeastern University is Business/Commerce followed by Psychology and Communication and Media Studies. A list of all 74 available majors and annual graduates is presented below. Also of interest, median earnings for Northeastern University graduates by major.

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.


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