​The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences offers undergraduate degrees, certificate programs, and graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines. Our students learn to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems--skills that will prepare you for careers, leadership and engaged citizenship.

Our students perfect their writing and speaking skills and gain advanced understanding of people and social structures. We offer internships, creative endeavors, applied research opportunities, and international and multicultural activities to enhance classroom experiences.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ Our graduates are effective, informed and compassionate professionals who can engage with people and communities at the regional, national and international levels.

Employers want both broad knowledge and specific skills. Read more from the Association of American Colleges and Universities employment report and view our list of program overviews and career options:


Undergraduate Programs

Open the following links to visit our department and program websites.

Anthropology
Cultural and Global Studies

DeafBlind Intervener (certificate)
English Literatures, Language and Writing

  • Specialization in Creative Writing
  • Specialization in Nonfiction Writing
  • Specialization in World Literature
  • Specialization in Children's and Young Adult Literature
  • Specialization in American and British Literature
  • Specialization in Applied Linguistics

English as a Second Language*
English - Creative Writing (certificate)
English - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (certificate)
English - Technical and Professional Writing (certificate)

Ethics, Values and Society*
French
German
History
Military Science*
Museum Studie​s*
Certified Nonprofit Professional Program
Neuroscience

Philosophy

Political Science 

Political Science - International Relations 
Political Science - Public and Nonprofit Administration
Pre-Law (Law Professions Center)
  • Translation (English & Spanish) (certificate)

*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)
European Studies (certificate)
Human Geography (certificate)
Latin American and Latino Studies (certificate)
Middle East and Islamic Studies (certificate)
Sustainability and Environmental Poli​cy​ (minor)
Women and Gender Stud​ies (major/minor)


Undergraduate teacher certification programs

English
History 
Language Arts 
Social Studies​​

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



Graduate Programs

Cultural Resource Management

English Language and Literature Department
Master of Arts in Language and Literature

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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

Neuroscience
Master of Science in Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Neuroscience

Political Science & Public Administration Department
Master of Public Administration
Civic Engagement (Graduate Certificate)
Professional Development in Public Administration (Graduate Certificate)

Psychology Department
Clinical Psychology: 

Experimental Psychology:

Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology:

School Psychology


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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