Undergraduate Programs

A program for every passion (even those yet to be found).

If you’re lucky enough to have a clear passion, choosing a major is easy. But if you’re still discovering what makes you tick, or if you’re passionate about, well, everything, choosing a major can feel overwhelming—as if your entire future is tied to this one decision.

Here’s our advice: take it one step at a time. We focus on the entire you—every amazing quirk—and your experience here will help you discover your many passions, no matter which program you choose. There’s really no right or wrong answer, only opportunities.

What are you into?

I’m a science geek.

Applied Science and Technology

Build a strong foundation in biological chemistry, biotechnology and physics to prepare for graduate study or careers in industry, clinical laboratory testing, the health professions, or research.

Biological Chemistry

Build a strong foundation in biochemistry, understand ethical and moral issues of the field as well as its impact on humanity, society and history

Biology

Biology students investigate and understand the structure, function and interrelationships of biological systems at all hierarchical levels: from cells to ecosystems.

Biotechnology

Gain knowledge of the biomedical aspects of biotechnology through a multidisciplinary approach, applying concepts in mathematics, biology, chemistry, and physics.

Chemistry

Work hands-on through laboratory, research and classroom experiences to build an in-depth knowledge of traditional and emerging areas of chemistry and biochemistry.

Clinical Laboratory Sciences Collaborative Program

Gain a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sci­ences with a concentration in Cytotechnology or a concentration in Medical Laboratory Science in this collaborative program with Rutgers University.

Dentistry (Pre-Dentistry)

Build the exceptional performance record you'll need in science and mathematics courses for dental school. We'll help you plan for admission tests, select internships or research experiences, and apply.

Environmental Studies

Use creativity and problem-solving skills to apply ideas and methods from the natural and social sciences, business and humanities to maximize sustainability and generate solutions to environmental problems.

Forensic Science-Biology

Forensic science concentration provides a strong foundation in both analytic and critical thinking skills needed to approach the varied problems faced by forensic scientists today.

Forensic Science-Chemistry

Merge a strong background in chemistry developed with theory, analysis, hands-on laboratory, research skills and data collection with forensic science principles, techniques and procedures.

Medical Laboratory Science

Gain a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sci­ences with a concentration in Medical Laboratory Science in this collaborative program with Rutgers University.

Medicine (Pre-Med)

Build the exceptional performance record you'll need in science and mathematics courses for medical school. We'll help you plan for admission tests, select internships or research experiences, and apply.

Natural Science

Chose an interdisciplinary approach in Natural Science studying in biology, chemistry, computer science, mathematics, physics and psychology concentrations.

Nursing

Practice competent, ethical and empathetic care to promote maintain and restore health utilizing the breadth of knowledge, skills, and values needed for professional nursing practice.

Pharmacy

Prepare for a future career in pharmacy in this combined degree program with Rutgers University that leads to a Bachelors of Science from Saint Peter’s and a Doctor of Pharmacy from Rutgers.

Physician Assistant

Prepare for a future career as a physicians assistant in this combined degree program with Rutgers University Seton Hall University that leads to a Bachelors of Science in Biology from Saint Peter’s and a Master of Science in PA from the respective partner school.

Physics

Study classical mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, atomic and nuclear structure, the special theory of relativity, quantum phenomena, molecular spectra, radioactivity, fission and fusion and elementary particles.

Pre-Professional Health-Related

Prepare for a career in pharmacy, physical therapy or as a physician assistant in these combined degree programs that lead to a Masters or Doctorate degree from the respective partner school.

Radiography

Investigate illnesses and help treat cancer in this collaborative program between Saint Peter’s University and Englewood Hospital School of Radiography

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Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

I'm a culture chameleon.

Africana Studies

Examine the interconnected historical, cultural, artistic and political forces of African-American, African and Caribbean peoples.

Asian and Asian-American Studies

Explore the vastness and complexity of the Asian experience, establishing a foundation in at least one Asian language and traveling/living in Asia.

Classical Languages

The Department of Modern & Classical Languages provides an excellent preparation in numerous languages and literatures at the undergraduate level which will allow the student to communicate effectively in target languages other than English, both in professional and colloquial environments.

Communication and Media Culture

Study oral, written and visual communication through mediated theory, ethical practice, culture and skill-based learning. Prepare for careers in traditional and new media or further graduate study.

English Literature

Cultivate an appreciation of literature as an art, a recognition of its relation to life, and develop thinking, speaking, and writing skills.

Fine Arts

Painting, Drawing and Sculpture skills and techniques are explored. An appreciation of Art History and Music broadens ones understanding of the impact art has on society.

French

Listen, speak, write and comprehend the French language and literature. Communicate effectively both in professional and colloquial environments.

Gender & Sexuality

Explore the social construction of gender, the significance of gender in structuring human social life, sexuality, and the contributions of women and LGBTQ individuals to history and culture.

Health and Physical Education

Gain a solid foundation in the physical, social, and behavioral sciences as well as in the principles of teaching and learning to promote wellness and fitness.

History

Discover the patterns of history from stories of the ancient world and modern era. Gain understanding of events in context of time and place.

Italian

Listen, speak, write and comprehend the Italian language and literature. Communicate effectively both in professional and colloquial environments.

Journalism

Learn to gather, write and produce news for a variety of platforms with emphasis on principled and ethical practice to prepare for careers in media.

Latin American & Latino Studies

Enrich your academic, professional and personal understanding and expertise on Latin-America, the Caribbean, and Latino communities in the United States.

Modern & Classical Languages

Listen, speak, write and comprehend targeted languages and literature. Communicate effectively both in professional and colloquial environments.

Music

Discuss composers, styles and representative works within major time periods while exploring the vast selection of performance accomplishments.

Sociology

Examine Sociology both as a practicing profession and scientific discipline, learning research methods, concepts, theories, and findings about the social world.

Spanish

Listen, speak, write and comprehend the Spanish language and literature. Communicate effectively both in professional and colloquial environments.

Theology

Embark on the mystery of God’s relationship with humanity, analyzing doctrinal, biblical, spiritual, historical, and moral issues that make up the tradition.

Visual Arts

Develop skills, techniques and appreciation of the arts of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture and Art History. A professional portfolio is developed for a career in the arts.

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Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

I want to build a better world.

Criminal Justice

Build a strong foundation in theory, practice, law, ethics, and research, and with specializations in police administration, law & justice, investigative sciences & profiling, corrections, research & intelligence analysis, and cyber security and computer forensics.

Education

Prepare for teaching on all school levels and leadership in higher education. Develop the professional attitudes and behaviors that emphasize the enormous responsibility of an education professional.

Environmental Studies

Use creativity and problem-solving skills to apply ideas and methods from the natural and social sciences, business and humanities to maximize sustainability and generate solutions to environmental problems.

Philosophy

Search for fundamental truths about the nature of human existence and develop the critical faculties to reason well, analyze problems, and articulate insights in oral and written form.

Psychology

Study the human mind and explore the various fields of psychology as an approach to solving problems and discovering new knowledge in a diverse world.

Political Science

Engage with professors, students and internships to discover, study and understand the political ideas, institutions and forces that shape your community, your world and your future.

Public Policy

Transform your personal life experience into academic pursuit and preparation for work in community affairs, local, state, or federal government, political office, public or private administration, human resources and urban planning.

Social Justice

Explore the thought and work of social justice, the thought and practice of nonviolence and peacemaking and the peace and justice teachings of the world’s faith traditions in this multi-disciplinary minor.

Sociology

Examine Sociology both as a practicing profession and scientific discipline, learning research methods, concepts, theories, and findings about the social world.

Urban Studies

Examine of the human condition past and present holistically through ethnicity, social class, globalization, intercultural and gender sensitivity.

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Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

Personalize your program.

Don’t see the program that will fuel your career and passion? We’ll help you put together a personalized academic program catered to your goals.

I'm a math wiz.

Accountancy

The Accountancy program develops firm analytical skills, critical thinking, independent judgment, and foundation in ethics.

Economics

Study how individuals and firms make optimal decisions and how governments can stabilize economic activity. Prepare for the application of these skills in professions in business, government, and higher education.

Finance

Study models for making short-and long-term financial management decisions, the valuation of financial assets, and the management of investment portfolios. Gain the expertise to succeed in today’s globalized financial world.

Mathematics

Enrich your thinking process focusing on essential concepts and techniques to "reason quantitatively, draw accurate conclusions from data, apply problem-solving strategies, and think analytically and logically".

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Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

I'm tech savvy.

Applied Science and Technology

Build a strong foundation in biological chemistry, biotechnology and physics to prepare for graduate study or careers in industry, clinical laboratory testing, the health professions, or research.

Biotechnology

Gain knowledge of the biomedical aspects of biotechnology through a multidisciplinary approach, applying concepts in mathematics, biology, chemistry, and physics.

Business Analytics

Learn to extract knowledge from data and drive decision-making through quantitative methods from statistics, computing and business.

Clinical Laboratory Sciences Collaborative Program

Gain a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sci­ences with a concentration in Cytotechnology or a concentration in Medical Laboratory Science in this collaborative program with Rutgers University.

Communication and Media Culture

Study oral, written and visual communication through mediated theory, ethical practice, culture and skill-based learning. Prepare for careers in traditional and new media or further graduate study.

Computer and Information Sciences

Utilize our state-of-the-art computer labs and get hands-on learning in job-market driven computer languages, databases and applications, web development, network construction, and cyber security.

Cytotechnology

Explore cell types and tissues of vertebrates on the microscopic and submicroscopic levels disposition of tissues in the various organs through hands-on laboratory.

Cyber Security

Learn to understand cyber security threats and vulnerabilities, and be able to help defend computer systems against cyber-attacks.

Cyber Security

Learn to understand cyber security threats and vulnerabilities, and be able to help defend computer systems against cyber-attacks.

Still seeking?

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Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

I'm all business.

Accountancy

The Accountancy program develops firm analytical skills, critical thinking, independent judgment, and foundation in ethics.

Business

Develop analytical, problem solving and data-driven decision making skills for business problems. Learn to respond to ethical dilemmas. Understand core concepts in marketing, management, finance, and accounting.

Business Analytics

Learn to extract knowledge from data and drive decision-making through quantitative methods from statistics, computing and business.

Business Law

Gain discipline-specific knowledge to manage and advance your career with data-driven decision making skills and ethical standards in business.

Economics

Study how individuals and firms make optimal decisions and how governments can stabilize economic activity. Prepare for the application of these skills in professions in business, government, and higher education.

Finance

Study models for making short-and long-term financial management decisions, the valuation of financial assets, and the management of investment portfolios. Gain the expertise to succeed in today’s globalized financial world.

Health Information Management

Develop expertise in managing patient information and medical records, administrating computer information systems and coding of medical diagnoses and procedures in this collaborative program with Rutgers University.

International Business

Examine global business and multinational corporations. Analyze and develop management strategies within the context of dynamics of political, legal, cultural and socioeconomic environments of the international business landscape.

Marketing Management

Understand the business activities involved in the flow of goods and services from production to consumption. Gather and analyze marketing data for executive decision making.

Law (Pre-Law)

Design and get help planning your academic program path in preparation success with the LSAT exam, selecting internships, and applying to law school.

Public Administration

Prepare for a rewarding, high-impact career in government, nonprofit organizations, international institutions and private sector businesses that are dedicated to the public good.

Sports Management

Acquire pertinent knowledge and industry insight to become successful sports executives, managers and professionals including sound leadership and choices in both successful and challenging circumstances.

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Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

I'm a creator.

Art History

Gain knowledge of art's historical development and structural forms, expand skills in analysis and evaluate artistic creations.

Fine Arts

Painting, Drawing and Sculpture skills and techniques are explored. An appreciation of Art History and Music broadens ones understanding of the impact art has on society.

Graphic Arts

Study visual concepts, using computer software and by hand to communicate ideas of design, printing, resolution, color, web and presentation to captivate consumers/clients.

Music

Discuss composers, styles and representative works within major time periods while exploring the vast selection of performance accomplishments.

Photography

Ignite creative passion by learning digital and film camera operations and darkroom and lighting techniques. Develop a personal style while building a professional portfolio.

Theatre Arts

Gain knowledge of theatre history, cultural and intellectual appreciation of the structural principles and style while becoming acquainted with culturally significant artists.

Visual Arts

Develop skills, techniques and appreciation of the arts of Painting, Drawing, Sculpture and Art History. A professional portfolio is developed for a career in the arts.

Still seeking?

Find your future with our Program Finder.

Saint Peter’s University offers more than 50 majors and minors from biology and business to cytotechnology and criminal justice. We’ll help you refine your interests; just click through the choices and see what matches your passion!

I want to pursue teaching as a career; that’s why I came to Saint Peter’s. There is not one person in the education department who does not have an impact on you. They are always there for you. They know you. They know your story.

Adam Parkinson ’17,
Education, West New York, NJ