Central Michigan University offers more than 200 academic programs for you to pursue your passion and discover your future. Find the area the interests you and see what majors CMU offers.

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Art and Design

You're someone who best expresses themselves through visuals. You find inspiration in creating, not telling. CMU’s art and design programs can help you speak your mind without saying a word. ​
 

Biology, Biomedical, Natural Resources, Microscopy

You're interested in the functions of living organisms and how every element of life operates within them. Explore this world through hands-on research in CMU's science programs.
 

Broadcasting and Film

Do you live for being in front of the camera? Or maybe behind it? CMU's broadcasting and film programs put you in one of the most comprehensive electronic media programs in the country.
   

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Whether its researching new drugs to cure disease, finding renewable energy sources, or understanding cell development, you use science to solve problems. CMU’s chemistry and biochemistry programs will put you in the lab to do just that.
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Communication

You understand words have power and you know how to use them to engage and inspire. In CMU’s communication program, you’ll develop communication skills to help solve problems.
 

Computer Science and Information Technology

You like to stay ahead of the game with emerging technologies and their applications. CMU’s computer science and information technology programs will strengthen your expertise in networks, database management, programming and more.
 

English, Humanities and World Languages

Do you want to learn about a variety of cultures through language, religion, history and more? In CMU's English and world language programs, see the profound impact culture, through many lenses, has on the world.
 

Engineering

You're a tinkerer. You're fascinated with how things work and solve problems when they don't. CMU's engineering programs will help you turn that fascination into a career.
 

Engineering Technology

Do you look at a new technology and think about all the development that went into it? In CMU’s engineering technology programs, you’ll learn how to be the one who launches it.
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Environmental Science

Do you want to help solve environmental issues through a deep knowledge of environmental systems and their impact? CMU’s environmental science program will give you the tools and the skills to make a difference in the world around you.
 

Geographic Information Science

Are you interested in developing new approaches to land use to solve geographic problems for cities, businesses and the like? CMU’s GIS program will put you in the field to enhance your skills in mapping, imaging, GIS hardware and software, and more.
 

Geography and Environmental Studies

You care deeply about the relationship and interactions between humans and their environment, whether that be pollution and global warming or natural resources and hazards. CMU’s geography and environmental studies courses will help prepare you to make the influential decisions.
 

Geology

Are you curious about the physical Earth and how it changes over time? Through observation and hands-on opportunities, CMU’s geology program will give you the skills to fully study Earth’s evolving features.
 

Health Sciences

Do you wonder what causes dehydration? How environmental factors can play a part in community wellness? Or the role exercise plays in health? In CMU’s variety of health sciences programs, you’ll gain a deep knowledge of how science and health mix.
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Health Professions Preparation

Pre-professional studies work with related academic majors and provide a path to prepare you for advanced schooling in specialized areas. They are NOT majors or minors at CMU. You still need to choose an undergraduate major in consultation with an advisor.
   

Journalism

You know the impact words and images can have. Through the art of storytelling and creative writing, you can inspire people to think, feel and act. In CMU’s journalism programs, you will both understand and employ the power of words and images.
 

Mathematics

You prefer to deal with the concrete rather than the abstract and apply statistics and reasoning to solving problems. Mathematics and statistics are the language of science and the natural world. Explore this language and build a wide range of skills in critical thinking.
 

Meteorology

You’re no fair-weathered climate fanatic. You want to predict the unpredictable by understanding meteorological changes and what causes them. CMU’s meteorology program will immerse you into the field with hands-on research opportunities.
 

Music

Music invokes emotions in you like nothing else can. It captivates and inspires. It makes you move and feel. CMU’s music program can help you bring that to others through creation of sound and melody.
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Physics and Astronomy

From bright galaxies to the smallest atoms, you want to understand the behavior of matter and the fundamental principles of the universe. CMU’s physics and astronomy programs will have you reaching for the stars … or the nuclei.
 

Sciences Exploratory

Are you interested in science but haven’t settled on a specific area? Explore your interest in science at CMU.
 

Social Sciences

You’re interested in how the human mind works, the power of political systems and the factors that influence a person’s behavior. CMU’s social science programs offer a look into the human psyche.
 

Teaching

You have a passion for learning and want to ignite that same curiosity in others. CMU’s teacher education and professional development programs will help you develop the next generation of leaders.
 

Theatre

You were born with a penchant to perform, on stage or behind the scenes. CMU’s theatre program will put you there, where it will be you who captivates the audience.
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