Undergraduate Majors, Minors, and Certificate Programs

An Individualized Approach

At Wheelock, you can combine your study of the arts and sciences with professional majors and real-world field experience that begins in your first year. Our mix of majors, minors, certificate programs, and focus areas can be tailored into a learning approach that is exactly right for you. This inclusive approach will help you to explore your interests and meet your professional goals—as well as give you a competitive advantage in today's job market.

Partnerships for Advanced Study

Wheelock partners with several prestigious higher ed institutions to give our students access to specialized content knowledge that complements Wheelock's offerings while providing a pathway for Wheelock students to earn a graduate degree at the partner institution.


American Studies, BA
Art History, BA (offered in partnership with Emmanuel College)
Child Life and Family Centered Care Dual Degree, BA/BS and MS
Communications and Media Literacy, BA
Early Childhood Education with 5th Year Master's*, BS and MS
Educational Studies*, BS
Elementary Education*, BS or BA
Environmental Studies, BA
Humanities and Writing, BA
Integrated Sciences, BA
Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy, BS
Mathematics for Teaching, BA
Mathematics/Science for Teaching, BA
Performing Arts, BA
Political Science and Global Studies, BA
Psychology and Human Development, BS
Science for Teaching, BA
Social Work, BSW
Social Work/Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy Dual Degree, BSW
Special Education*, BS or BA
Visual Arts, BS

*All students in this program must also have a Liberal Arts/Sciences Major
leading to a BA or BS in that major


African American Studies
American Studies

Anthropology and Sociology
Art History
Child Health
Communications and Media Literacy
Community Arts
Community-Based Human Services
Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocacy
Leadership for Community and Civic Engagement
Life Science
Performing Arts (through Colleges of the Fenway)
Political Science and Global Studies
Psychology and Human Development
Physical Science

Social Sciences
Sustainability (through Colleges of the Fenway)
Understanding Autism
Visual Art (Studio)
Women's Studies


Community Based Human Services Certificate Program

Partnership Programs

Suffolk Law School (pathway to law school)

William James College (formerly Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology) (prepare for graduate study in counseling psychology)

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