Academic Divisions and Programs

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Union offers bachelor's (four-year) and associate's (two-year) degrees as well as a Master of Physician Assistant Studies.

Students choose from a variety of academic routes with more than 50 majors, emphases and minors in 27 fields of study or fulfill individual educational goals with a personalized degree.

Other academic opportunities include international studies through Adventist Colleges Abroad and the Union Scholars honors program.

To learn more about studying at Union, visit the pages of Union's eight academic divisions by clicking on the images below. To see degree completion guides for each major or emphasis, click on the degree links (e.g. "Odd or Even") below.

Business and Computer Science

Accounting (A.S.) Degree Guide
Business Administration (A.S.) Degree Guide
Business Administration:
Computing (A.S.) Degree Guide

See also:
Business, Marketing and Information Technology (B.S.) (secondary endorsement)
Health and Human Performance: Business/Sport Management (B.S.) Odd | Even
Institutional Development (B.S.)

Emergency Management and Exercise Science

Health and Human Performance
Exercise Science (B.S.) Odd | Even 
Fitness & Wellness (B.S.) Odd | Even 
Health and Human Performance: Business/Sport Management (B.S.) Odd | Even  

Related Programs:
Physical Education (B.S.) Odd | Even  
Pre-Allied Health (A.S.) Odd | Even 
International Rescue and Relief
Emergency Services (A.S.) Degree Guide
Health Care Leadership: Nursing/IRR Dual Major (B.S) Degree Guide
International Rescue and Relief (B.S.) Degree Guide

Fine Arts

Music (B.A.) Odd | Even
Music Education:
  • Instrumental K-12 (B.S.)
  • Vocal K-12 (B.S.)
Music Pedagogy (A.S.) Degree Guide
Music Performance
  • Instrumental/Keyboard (B. Music) Odd | Even
  • Vocal (B. Music) Odd | Even
Visual Arts
Art (B.S.) Odd | Even
Art Education K-12 (B.S.)
Graphic Design Studio Art (B.A.) Odd | Even

Human Development

Art K-12 (B.S.) Degree Guide
Biology (B.S.) Degree Guide
Chemistry (B.S.) Degree Guide
Elementary (B.S.) Degree Guide
English (B.S.) Degree Guide
History (B.S.) Degree Guide
Language Arts (B.S.) Degree Guide
Math (B.S.) Degree Guide
Music Natural Science

Physics (B.S.) Degree Guide

Physical Education (B.S.) Odd | Even

Religious (B.S.) Odd | Even
Social Science (B.S.) Degree Guide

Psychology (B.S.) Degree Guide
Social Work
Social Work (B.S.W) Degree Guide
See also:
Pastoral Care (B.A.) Odd | Even


  • Journalism (B.A.)  Odd | Even
  • Public Relations (B.A.) Odd | Even
  • Emerging Media (B.A.) Odd | Even

English Education (B.S.) Guide
  • Literature (B.A.) Odd | Even
  • Writing and Speaking (B.A.) Odd | Even
Language Arts Education (B.S.) Guide
History (B.A.) 
History Education (B.S.) Guide

Institutional Development Institutional Development (B.S.) Odd | Even

International Studies
International Studies (B.A.) Odd | Even
Modern Languages
French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and other modern languages are offered in cooperation with Adventist Colleges Abroad.

Social Science
Social Science (B.A.) 
Social Science Education (B.S.) 


Traditional Student (January Entry) Degree Guide
Traditional Student (August Entry) Degree Guide
Transfer Student (January Entry) Degree Guide
Transfer Student (August Entry) Degree Guide

LPN-BSN (January Entry into NURS 321) Degree Guide
LPN-BSN (August Entry into NURS 321) Degree Guide
LPN-BSN (January Entry into NURS 322) Degree Guide
LPN-BSN (August Entry into NURS 322) Degree Guide

Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies
Undergraduate: Health Science (B.S.) Degree Guide
Undergraduate: Pre-Physician Assistant (B.S.) Odd | Even
Master's: Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
See also:
Clinical Laboratory Science (B.S.)
International Rescue and Relief: Pre-PA/PT (B.S.)


Religion (B.S.) Odd | Even
Religion: Business Emphasis (B.S.) Odd | Even
Religion: Mission Service Emphasis (B.S.) Odd | 
Religion: Pastoral Care Emphasis (B.S.) 
Odd | Even
Religion: Youth Ministry Minor (B.S.) Odd | Even
Religious Education (B.S.) Odd | Even
Theology: Biblical Languages (B.A.) Odd | Even
Theology: Youth Ministries  (B.A.)  Odd | Even
Social Media Ministry (B.S) Odd | Even

Science and Mathematics

Clinical Laboratory Science (B.S.)
Biology (B.A.B.S.)
Biology Education (B.S.)
Biomedical Science (B.S)
Chemistry Chemistry Education (B.S.)
Engineering (A.S.)
Math (B.A.B.S.)
Math Education (B.S.)
Natural Science Education

Physics (B.A.B.S.)
Physics Education (B.S.)
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Dentistry/Pre-Pharmacy (B.S.) Degree Guide
Pre-Physical Therapy (B.S.) Degree Guide


Union Scholars
Honors Program

Center for
Interfaith Studies