The University of Mary Washington offers many undergraduate degree programs, minors, special majors, and preprofessional programs. The undergraduate catalog and Undergraduate Admissions office are excellent resources for high school seniors or prospective transfer students. Those who have completed bachelor’s degrees can consider master’s programs through the College of Education and the College of Business.
Learn about our major program requirements and admissions at UMW.
Art (Studio Art)
Business Administration with emphases in Accounting, Management, Management information systems, and Marketing
Chemistry (ACS certified degree)
Computer Science with Information Systems Concentration
Computer Science with GIS Concentration
English with concentration in Creative Writing
Environmental Science – Natural
Environmental Science – Social
Interdisciplinary Science Studies
Leadership and Management Studies (adult degree completion program only)
Philosophy concentration in Pre-Law
Women’s and Gender Studies
Students also have the option to design a special major that combines courses from two or more academic disciplines into a coherent plan of study. Special majors are developed with a faculty advisor and approved by a curriculum committee. Examples of some of the special majors UMW students have developed are Journalism, Digital Media Studies, Italian Studies, Linguistics, Biochemistry, Communication, Arts Management, and Latin American Studies.
What is a minor?
Middle Eastern Studies
Security and Conflict Studies
Certificate – Geographic Information Science
At UMW, designated faculty advisors assist students with course selection leading to certain career paths or professional schools. Specialized advising is available for the following:
- Health Sciences
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Learn about our graduate admissions process and deadlines.
Master of Education Initial Licensure Five-Year Pathway Programs (M.Ed.)
Master of Education Initial Licensure Programs in Post- Baccalaureate Pathways (M.Ed.)
Master of Education for Professional Development or Added Endorsement (M.Ed.)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)