Boston University

Programs/Majors - 2014

  Category   Associate   Bachelor   Masters   Doctor   Professional Certificate
Architecture and related services          
Architectural History and Criticism, General - 11 - - -
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning - - 14 -
Category Total 11 14
Area, ethnic, cultural, and gender studies          
African-American/Black Studies - - 3 -
American/United States Studies/Civilization - 1 - - -
East Asian Studies - 2 - - -
European Studies/Civilization - - - - -
Italian Studies - 1 - - -
Latin American Studies - 1 2 -
Regional Studies (U.S., Canadian, Foreign) - - 3 4 -
Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies - - - - -
Category Total 5 8 4
Biological and biomedical sciences          
Anatomy - - 8 5 -
Biochemistry - - 1 3 -
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - 51 - - -
Bioinformatics - - 10 19 -
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other - - 190 -
Biology/Biological Sciences, General - 115 11 6 -
Biophysics - - - - -
Biostatistics - - 24 12 -
Biotechnology - - 12 -
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology - - - - -
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other - - 1 4 -
Conservation Biology - 16 - - -
Environmental Biology - 22 - - -
Epidemiology - - 106 5 -
Genetics, General - - - - -
Immunology - - - - -
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography - 24 - - -
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology - - - - -
Molecular Biology - 37 - - -
Neurobiology and Anatomy - - - - -
Neuroscience - 97 - - -
Pathology/Experimental Pathology - - 4 3 -
Pharmacology - - 3 1 -
Physiology, General - - - - -
Category Total 362 370 107
Business, management, marketing, and related support services          
Accounting - - - - -
Actuarial Science - - 48 -
Banking and Financial Support Services - - 46 -
Business Administration and Management, General - 760 430 1 -
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other - - 163 -
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other - - 20 4 -
Financial Planning and Services - - - - -
Hospitality Administration/Management, General - 118 - - -
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General - - 1 -
Insurance - - 13 -
International Marketing - - 34 -
Investments and Securities - - - - -
Management Information Systems, General - - - - -
Management Science - - 39 -
Category Total 878 794 5
Communication, journalism, and related programs          
Advertising - - 41 -
Broadcast Journalism - - 13 -
Communication, General - 402 - - -
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia - - 7 -
Health Communication - - 44 -
Journalism - 158 26 -
Journalism, Other - - 16 -
Public Relations/Image Management - - 14 -
Radio and Television - 144 14 -
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - - - -
Category Total 704 175
Computer and information sciences and support services          
Computer Science - 86 55 6 -
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications - - 2 -
Information Science/Studies - - 222 -
Category Total 86 279 6
Education          
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching - - - - -
Art Teacher Education - - 109 -
Bilingual and Multilingual Education - 2 - - -
Chemistry Teacher Education - - - - -
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services - - 23 1
Curriculum and Instruction - - 60 5 2
Drama and Dance Teacher Education - - 2 -
Early Childhood Education and Teaching - 14 4 -
Education, General - - - - -
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness - 3 12 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General - - 44 6 1
Educational/Instructional Technology - - 9 -
Elementary Education and Teaching - 26 7 -
English/Language Arts Teacher Education - 16 4 -
Foreign Language Teacher Education - 1 2 -
Health Teacher Education - - 6 -
International and Comparative Education - - - - -
Latin Teacher Education - 2 1 -
Mathematics Teacher Education - 11 10 1
Music Teacher Education - 4 105 36 -
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching - - 11 -
Reading Teacher Education - - 9 -
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education - 2 12 -
Social Studies Teacher Education - 4 9 -
Special Education and Teaching, General - 11 13 1 2
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other - - - - 3
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor - - 40 -
Category Total 96 492 53 11
Engineering          
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering - - - - -
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering - 122 39 20 -
Computer Engineering, General - 50 53 1 -
Computer Software Engineering - - - - -
Electrical and Electronics Engineering - 55 58 12 -
Engineering Mechanics - - - - -
Engineering, General - - - - -
Engineering, Other - - - - -
Manufacturing Engineering - - 3 -
Materials Engineering - - 9 4 -
Mechanical Engineering - 132 44 10 -
Systems Engineering - - 21 6 -
Category Total 359 227 53
English language and literature/letters          
Creative Writing - - 18 -
English Language and Literature, General - 103 16 3 -
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other - - 1 1 -
Category Total 103 35 4
Foreign languages, literatures, and linguistics          
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature - - - - -
Chinese Language and Literature - 2 - - -
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General - 3 - - -
Comparative Literature - 2 - - -
East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other - 2 - - -
French Language and Literature - 6 1 1 -
German Language and Literature - 2 - - -
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General - 1 - - -
Italian Language and Literature - - - - -
Japanese Language and Literature - 2 - - -
Latin Language and Literature - - - - -
Linguistics - 28 - - -
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other - - - - -
Russian Language and Literature - - - - -
Spanish Language and Literature - 6 2 3 -
Category Total 54 3 4
Grand total          
Grand total - 4,426 4,290 1,107 72
Category Total 17,704 17,160 4,428 288
Health professions and related clinical sciences          
Advanced General Dentistry - - - - 11
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other - - 1 1 2
Athletic Training/Trainer - 18 - - -
Audiology/Audiologist - - - - -
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist - 21 27 1 1
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician - 22 - - -
Dental Clinical Sciences, General - - - - -
Dental Laboratory Technology/Technician - - - - -
Dental Public Health and Education - - - - 1
Dentistry - - - - -
Endodontics/Endodontology - - 4 1 11
Environmental Health - - 19 -
Genetic Counseling/Counselor - - 8 -
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other - 19 - - -
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General - 113 - - -
Health/Health Care Administration/Management - - 274 7 -
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other - - 7 -
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist - - - - -
Maternal and Child Health - - 58 3 -
Medical Scientist - - 3 1 -
Medicine - - - - -
Occupational Therapy/Therapist - - 52 4 -
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology - - 6 3 -
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery - - - - 3
Orthodontics/Orthodontology - - 6 6
Pediatric Dentistry/Pedodontics - - 1 10
Periodontics/Periodontology - - - - 8
Physical Therapy/Therapist - - - - -
Pre-Dentistry Studies - 1 - - -
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies - 21 - - -
Prosthodontics/Prosthodontology - - 5 2 8
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer - - 6 -
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other - 142 3 3 -
Rehabilitation Science - 1 - - -
Category Total 358 480 420 61
History          
History, General - 58 7 3 -
Category Total 58 7 3
Legal professions and studies          
Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law - - 53 -
International Business, Trade, and Tax Law - - 9 -
Law - - - - -
Legal Assistant/Paralegal - - - - -
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other - - 3 -
Programs for Foreign Lawyers - - 81 -
Tax Law/Taxation - - 55 -
Category Total 201 246
Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities          
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies - - - - -
Category Total
Mathematics and statistics          
Financial Mathematics - - 47 1 -
Mathematics and Statistics, Other - - - - -
Mathematics, General - 46 10 9 -
Category Total 46 57 10
Multi/interdisciplinary studies          
Ancient Studies/Civilization - 7 3 -
Historic Preservation and Conservation - - 2 -
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other - 79 4 3 -
Museology/Museum Studies - - - - -
Nutrition Sciences - 16 26 1 -
Systems Science and Theory - - 12 -
Category Total 102 47 4
Personal and culinary services          
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other - - 44 -
Category Total 44
Philosophy and religious studies          
Philosophy - 34 13 3 -
Religion/Religious Studies - 12 13 5 -
Category Total 46 26 8
Physical sciences          
Astronomy - 11 5 2 -
Astrophysics - - - - -
Chemistry, General - 32 15 17 -
Chemistry, Other - 6 - - -
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other - - - - -
Geology/Earth Science, General - 8 1 4 -
Geophysics and Seismology - 1 - - -
Hydrology and Water Resources Science - - - - -
Physics, General - 21 7 16 -
Category Total 79 28 39
Psychology          
Clinical Psychology - - 33 -
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics - - 4 -
Counseling Psychology - - - - -
Psychology, General - 262 45 20 -
Category Total 262 82 22
Public administration and social service professions          
Public Administration - - 31 -
Social Work - - 182 -
Category Total 213
Security and protective services          
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration - - 16 -
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies - 8 173 -
Forensic Science and Technology - - 39 -
Category Total 8 228
Social sciences          
Anthropology - 46 2 -
Anthropology, Other - - 9 -
Archeology - 15 2 8 -
Development Economics and International Development - - 24 -
Economics, General - 179 131 19 -
Economics, Other - - 22 -
Geography - 3 1 3 -
International Relations and Affairs - 220 39 -
Political Science and Government, General - 105 12 4 -
Social Sciences, General - - 54 2 -
Social Sciences, Other - 27 - - -
Sociology - 56 - - -
Urban Studies/Affairs - - 9 -
Category Total 651 305 39
Theology and religious vocations          
Bible/Biblical Studies - - 5 1 -
Religious/Sacred Music - - 6 -
Theology/Theological Studies - - 11 42 -
Category Total 22 43
Visual and performing arts          
Acting - 24 - - -
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - 27 13 4 -
Cinematography and Film/Video Production - - 22 -
Conducting - - 2 6 -
Directing and Theatrical Production - 3 5 -
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General - 13 - - -
Fine and Studio Arts Management - - 23 -
Graphic Design - 23 10 -
Keyboard Instruments - - 1 1 -
Music History, Literature, and Theory - - - - -
Music Performance, General - 32 46 21 -
Music Theory and Composition - - 1 2 -
Music, General - 7 2 -
Musicology and Ethnomusicology - - 3 3 -
Painting - 15 12 -
Printmaking - - - - -
Sculpture - 1 3 -
Stringed Instruments - - - - -
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology - 13 8 -
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management - - 2 -
Visual and Performing Arts, General - - - - -
Voice and Opera - - - - -
Category Total 158 153 37
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The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.

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