Majors at Salem State University

Below is a list of majors at Salem State University for both undergraduate and graduate studies.

We also offer undergraduate certificate programs, graduate certificates and licensure only programs in education. A complete list of those programs follows the majors below.

For non-credit certificate programs and classes, visit the School of Continuing and Professional Studies.




Art + Design BA MAT
Athletic Training BS  
Biology BS  
Business Administration BS MBA
Cartography and Geographic Information Systems BS MS
Chemistry BA, BS MAT
Communications BA  
Computer Science BS  
Criminal Justice BS MS
Economics BA, BS  
Education BA MAT, MEd
English BA MA, MAT
Fire Science Administration (online only) BA  
Geography BA, BA MS
Geological Sciences BS MAT
History BA MA, MAT
Liberal Studies BLS  
Mathematics BA, BA MAT, MS
Music and Dance BA  
Occupational Therapy (evening only) BS MS
Political Science BA, BS  
Psychology BA, BS  MS
Social Work BSW MSW
Sociology BA, BS  
Spanish BA MAT
Sport and Movement Science BS  
Theatre Arts BA, BFA  

Undergraduate Credit Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificates

Business Graduate Certificate in Business
Business Graduate Certificate in Financial Planning
Business Graduate Certificate in Hospitality and Tourism Management
Education Advanced Graduate Study in Autism Spectrum Disorders
Education CAGS in Education
English Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Geography Graduate Certificate Geo-Information Science
History Graduate Certificate in Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Nursing Graduate Certificate in Nursing Education
Psychology Advanced Professional Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis
Psychology Advanced Professional Studies in Counseling
  Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trial Management

Licensure Only Programs (Education)