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Academic Programs

Find your way, wherever it leads. You’re not here to sit back and listen. You’re here to be challenged in the classroom and out in the field. Our BU experience is designed to push you, inspire you, and prepare you for whatever is up ahead. Not sure of your major? No need to worry. At BU, undeclared is by no means unassisted. We'll work with you to explore your options and find the degree program that's right for you.

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A college is a family of educators and students dedicated to a specific discipline and area of knowledge. A university is a family of colleges, committed to building knowledge across disciplines. Here, we're the sum of five distinct colleges, each representing rigorous and rewarding paths onward and upward.

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Become the teacher your students will never forget

At the heart of our College of Education is the McDowell Institute, which focuses on a curriculum that embraces the social, emotional and behavioral wellness of youth and young adults across school and community settings. It’s why our alumni are sought after and become successful.

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Be ready to thrive in jobs that haven’t been invented yet

Our College of Liberal Arts is where you’ll master critical thinking, hone your creativity and practice social responsibility. Learn inside and outside the classroom as you pursue a degree in criminal justice, mass communications, or any of 15 other programs that put your mind to work.

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Make the science of life your livelihood

Our College of Science and Technology opens up worlds of possibilities. Whether you’re graduating from our top-ranked nursing program; pursuing a career in audiology and speech pathology; or creating a healthier, safer world in environmental science or digital forensics — your place in the sciences awaits.

Business majors survey the offerings of the annual ZIPD Business Conference

Get into the business of doing business better

In our Zeigler College of Business — an elite AACSB-accredited school — you’ll learn to master accounting, supply chain management, finance and professional sales. You can also pitch — and potentially earn funding for — your big business ideas at the Husky Dog Pound, as well as grow your network at the annual ZIPD Business Conference.

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Take on the upper tier

Lean into your intellect with professors and peers who will push and lift you toward greater heights of success. If you’re looking for more rigor and reward, our Honors College gives our most ambitious students what they need to take their degree to the next level.

The Husky Difference

Nursing students completing their clinicial work
96.4% NCLEX Pass Rate
for licensure exam among BU nursing grads
Anthropology major helps uncover a Mayan mystery while on study abroad
$200k
Awarded annually for Professional Experience Grants
Shavonne Shorter listens to a student presentation

“I always see tremendous growth in the students I teach from the beginning to the end of the semester.”

Shavonne Shorter
Professor of Communication Studies
Kyle Maustellar representing the biology/ pre-medical sciences program

“Bloomsburg has allowed me to embrace my identity as a pre-med student. I can’t imagine my road to becoming a physician at any other university. My professors were always helpful and guided me through my years, and I couldn’t have done without them.”

Kyle Maustellar ‘20
Biology/ Pre-Medical Sciences
Brittany Zipovsky representing ZIPD

“BU’s sales program is built to give students the opportunity to grow by pairing students with dedicated professors. The numerous opportunities offered by the program have prepared me for a life in the professional world. The professors have relevant knowledge to share, and you can tell they enjoy teaching.”

Brittany Zipovsky ‘20
Professional Sales and Marketing
Jerry Wemple leads a lecture in English class

“Creativity is sparked by discovering what ignites you. That process is different for everyone. My job is to lead students on that path to discovery.”

A.G. “Jerry” Wemple
Professor of English
Kyle Maustellar representing the biology/ pre-medical sciences program
Brittany Zipovsky representing ZIPD
Jerry Wemple leads a lecture in English class
Shavonne Shorter listens to a student presentation