Undergraduate & Graduate Programs


​The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences offers undergraduate degrees, certificate programs, and graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines. Our programs help students develop critical​ thin​king, research, analytical and communication skills vital to all careers and academic disciplines.

Our programs equip you with strong writing and speaking skills and the ability to recognize and make connections that lead to greater understanding of people and communities at local, national and international levels.

Employers want both broad knowledge and specific skills. Read more from the Association of American Colleges and Universities employment report: 

Liberal Arts Graduates and Employment: Setting the Record Straight.

CH​SBS Student Resources

The College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences offers academic advising and success coaching by appointment in Anspach Hall, Rooms 115​A & B.

Undergraduate Programs
(web links to department pages)

Cultural and Global Studies
English - Creative Writing (certif​icate)
Ethics, Values and Society*
Professional French (concentration)
Military Science*
Museum Studies*
Political Science
Political Science - International Relations/Comparative Politics
Political Science - Public Administration
Political Science​ - Accelerated Master of Arts
Psychology - B.S./M.S. in Experimental Psychology
Social Science
Social Work
Sociology: Social and Criminal Justice (concentration)
Spanish - Business (concentration)
Women and Gender Studies
Youth Studies (concentration)

*Available as a minor only.

School of Public Service and Global Citizenship

African and African Diaspora Studies (certificate)
American Indian Studies (certificate)
Cultural and Global Studies (major/minor)
Cultural Competency (certificate)
East Asian Studies (certificate)
Environmental Studi​es (minor)​
European Studies (certificate)
Latin American and Latino Studies (certificate)
Middle East and Islamic Studies (certificate)
Women and Gender Stud​ies (major/minor)

Undergraduate teacher certification programs

Language Arts 
Social Studies​​

For more information about majors and minors available through Central Michigan University, read the Undergraduate Academic Bulletin.

Graduate Programs

English Language and Literature Department
Master of Arts in English Language and Literature
Master of Arts in English: Creative Writing
Master of Arts in English: Composition and Communication
Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Department
Master of Arts in Spanish

History Department
Master of Arts in History
Joint M.A. / Ph.D. in History
(with a partner institution abroad)

Master of Arts​ in Humanities

M.S./Ph.D. in Neuroscience

Political Science & Public Administration Department
Master of Arts in Political Science
Master of Public Administration
Certificate in Public Administration

Psychology Department
Master of Science in Experimental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Experimental Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology
Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Specialist in Psychological Services in School Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology

School of Public Service and Global Citizenship
Cultural Resource Management - Master's Degree
Cultural Resource Management - Gradua​te Certificate

For more information about graduate programs at Central Michigan University, read the Graduate Bulletin or visit the College of Graduate Studies.​​​​​​​​​

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