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Xavier offers more than 90 majors and 60 minors within the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Professional Sciences, the Williams College of Business and the College of Nursing. Xavier also offers programs for students who plan to further their education in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, and pharmacy. Graduate programs are offered in 30 areas, including doctoral degrees in psychology, nursing, leadership studies and occupational therapy.

College of Arts and Sciences

Actuarial Science

Study economics, finance and statistics to graduate eligible for the nation's highest-paying jobs.

Advertising

Dive into the realm of creative brainstorming, digital media and market research.

Applied Chemistry

Enter the field of chemical engineering through science, design, mathematics and technology.

Applied Physics

Explore the universe on a large scale all the way down to the sub-atomic level.

Art

Perfect your craft—whether it's printmaking, ceramics, photography or fiber arts.

Biology

Biology is the basis for many science-based careers from medicine to lab research.

Biomedical Science

Study biology, chemistry and physics and graduate ready to enter medical or dental school.

Biophysics

Explore principles in physics that describe patterns seen in biological systems.

Chemical Science

Combine knowledge of chemistry with a background in finance, analytics or education.

Chemistry

Study analytical, biochemistry, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.

Classics

Study Greek and Roman mythology, art and archaeology.

Communication Studies

Bring people together through public speaking, internal communications and theory.

Computer Science

Gain an understanding of computer processes and algorithms.

Data Science

The cohort-based honors program introduces the analytical and real-world needs of data science.

Data Science Honors Program

Learn more about declaring the Data Science major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Digital Innovation, Film, and Television

Master the art of visual storytelling.

Digital Media

Have what it takes to go viral?

Economics

Develop an understanding of micro and macroeconomics and economic policy.

Economics, Sustainability and Society

Learn to solve sustainability challenges in economic, social-impact and cultural settings.

Engineering Physics

Discover how natural science and engineering come together.

English

Explore publishing, marketing, journalism and web content management.

Environmental Science

Take steps toward solving environmental problems to help make the world a more sustainable place.

ENVS - Environmental Management

Learn more about declaring the Environmental Science with a Concentration in Environmental Management major at Xavier.

Exploratory

Choose the perfect career path by starting classes at Xavier before declaring a major.

French and Francophone Studies

Learn more about declaring the French major at Xavier.

Gender and Diversity Studies

Examine privilege, peace, justice, identity and awareness in our modern world.

German

Master the German language through reading, writing and speaking.

Graphic Design

Study art, technology and marketing to succeed as a creative designer.

History

Study events, people and ideas of the past.

International Studies

Learn more about declaring the International Studies major at Xavier University.

Land, Farming and Community

Learn more about declaring the Land, Farming and Community major at Xavier.

Life Sciences for Business

Learn more about declaring the Life Sciences for Business major at Xavier University.

Mathematics

Learn more about declaring the undergraduate Mathematics major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati Ohio.

Modern Language and International Economics

Learn more about declaring the Modern Language and International Economics major at Xavier University.

Music BA, Performance Concentration

Explore music theory, music history, pedagogy, esthetics and music education.

Music BA, Production Concentration

Learn more about declaring the Music Production major at Xavier University.

Music Education

Learn more about declaring the Music Education major at Xavier University.

Musical Theatre

Learn more about declaring the Musical Theatre major at Xavier University.

Philosophy

Learn more about declaring the Philosophy major at Xavier University.

Philosophy, Politics and the Public

Learn more about declaring the Philosophy, Politics and the Public honors program at Xavier.

Physics

Learn more about declaring the Physics major at Xavier.

Political Science

Learn about the political science major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati Ohio.

Pre-Law

Learn more about Pre-law at Xavier University.

Pre-Professional Health

Learn more about declaring a Pre-Professional Health major at Xavier.

Public Relations

Become a pro at event planning and communicating on behalf of companies.

Sociology

Learn more about declaring the Sociology major at Xavier University.

Spanish

Learn more about declaring the Spanish major at Xavier University.

Theatre

Learn more about declaring the Theatre major at Xavier University.

Theatre Education

Learn more about declaring the Theatre Education major at Xavier University.

Theology (MA)

Pursue personal enrichment and the grounding for a variety of Christian career options.

Theology

Learn more about the Theology major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier's Theology major is rooted in the Jesuit Catholic commitments to social justice, service and faith.

College of Nursing

Accelerated BSN Program

Whether you’ve always wanted to be a nurse or recently felt called to become an RN, our second-degree Accelerated BSN program in Cincinnati, Columbus or Cleveland can connect you with that path in 16 months.

Nursing

Learn more about declaring a Nursing major at Xavier

Nursing (MSN Degree)

Learn about the nursing MSN degree at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Nursing - Online (MSN)

A master's degree in nursing can lead to higher earnings and better career opportunities.

College of Professional Sciences

Athletic Training (MS)

Collaborate with other health care professionals to provide care for the entire person-not just the injury.

Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)

Learn about the master's in clinical counseling program at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier's master's in clinical counseling program is designed to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor.

Clinical Psychology (PSYD)

Provide psychological services in today's changing professional climate.

Coaching Education and Athlete Development - Online (MED)

Learn to maximize the potential of future and current athletes.

Criminal Justice - Online (MS)

Train to provide effective and efficient oversight in matters related to crime and justice.

Criminal Justice

Learn more about the Criminal Justice major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati Ohio.

Early Childhood Education

Learn more about declaring the Early Childhood major at Xavier.

Early Childhood Education (MED)

A licensure program for those with a bachelor's degree.

Educational Administration (MEd)

Learn more about the Master of Educational Administration program (MEd) at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier's 99% licensure pass rate includes master's in educational administration program students.

Elementary Education (MEd)

Learn more about earning a masters in elementary education at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Executive MHSA - Online (MHSA)

A CAHME-accredited, nationally-ranked program preparing leaders in healthcare management.

Exercise Science

Learn more about declaring the Exercise Science major at Xavier.

Health Economics and Clinical Outcomes Research - Online (MS)

Conduct comparative research and use real-world evidence to make smarter, data-driven decisions.

Health Services Administration

Learn more about declaring the Health Services Administration major at Xavier. The bachelor's in Health Services Administration prepares students for business careers in the health-care industry.

History or English Education (MA)

Study the past, or help young people finish high school fully prepared for college.

Industrial Organizational Psychology (MS)

Learn about the Master Science in Industrial Organizational Psychology at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA)

Learn about the Master of Health Services Administration program at Xavier University, a CAHME-accredited, nationally-ranked program preparing leaders in healthcare management.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Xavier University and Saint Louis University have partnered to offer an innovative Master of Social Work (MSW) program through SLU’s School of Social Work. Learn more about one of the top-ranked MSW programs in Ohio.

Middle Childhood Education

Learn more about declaring the Middle Childhood Education major at Xavier, located in Cincinnati Ohio.

Montessori (MEd Online)

Learn to inspire and educate the future generation through hands-on-learning, self-directed play and collaboration.

Montessori Education

Learn more about declaring the Montessori Education major at Xavier.

Montessori Education (MEd)

On-campus program. Become an educator who can provide students with developmentally-appropriate environments.

Multicultural Literature (MEd)

Expose children to a wealth of literature from a broad and increasingly diverse variety of different cultures.

Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)

Make a difference in the lives of others. Become a practitioner, leader, advocate, and scholar.

P-5 Primary Education

Learn more about declaring the P-5 Primary Education major at Xavier.

Psychology

Learn more about declaring the Psychology major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati Ohio.

Radiologic Technology and MRI

Learn more about the radiologic technician program at Xavier University.

Reading Specialist (MEd)

Influence youth to become lifelong readers–and in turn–lifelong learners.

School Counseling (MA)

Gain the individual attention, community building, ethics and values it takes to work in a school setting.

Secondary Education

Learn more about the undergraduate Secondary Education program at Xavier.

Secondary Education Master's Degree

The secondary education master's degree at Xavier University prepares graduate students to become competent, professional, beginning, secondary or pre K-12 school teachers. Learn more about Master of Education in Secondary Education degree at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Social Work

Learn more the social work major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Special Education

Learn more about declaring the Special Education major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Special Education (MEd/MS)

Learn more about the MEd in Special Education and the MS in Special Education at Xavier University. Both programs are offered online and in-person at our Cincinnati campus, and include online intervention specialist degree options.

Special Education - Online (MED) and (MS)

Better serve and educate students with special needs.

Sport Administration (MEd)

Develop leadership skills and prepare for success within the expanding sport industry.

Sport Management

Learn more about declaring the Sport Management major at Xavier

Sport Marketing

Learn more about declaring the Sport Marketing major at Xavier.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MEd in TESOL)

The MEd in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) prepares teachers to work with students from all backgrounds. Learn more about the TESOL graduate program at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Williams College of Business

Accounting

Learn more about declaring the accounting major at Xavier University.

Business Administration (MBA)

Get immersed in leadership, team-building and strategy courses to prepare for an ever-changing business world.

Business Analytics

Develop strong analytic skills and graduate as an ethically-responsible data analyst

Business Undecided

Learn more about declaring the Business Undecided major at Xavier University.

Customer Analytics (MS)

Help companies make data-led, customer-centric, problem-solving, business decisions.

Economics

Learn more about the Economics major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Entrepreneurial Studies

Learn more about declaring the entrepreneurial studies major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best majors for entrepreneurship for 2022.

Executive MBA

Learn about earning your executive MBA, executive MBA vs MBA key differences and find details about the executive MBA program at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Finance

Learn more about the Finance major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Xavier's undergraduate finance major was ranked the #28 program in the nation for finance by U.S. News & World Report for 2022.

International Business

Learn more about the International Business major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

management major

Learn more about the management major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marketing

Learn more about declaring the marketing major at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Master's in Accountancy (MS)

The Master of Science in Accountancy program prepares students for careers as accountants. Find details about the MS in Accountancy at Xavier University, located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

MBA - Online (MBA)

Be prepared to make an immediate impact in the evolving business world.