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University of Northwestern offers over 60 undergraduate majors, as well as challenging dual-degree programs, interdisciplinary majors that cross traditional departmental boundaries, and certificates and concentrations to enhance your degree.

Adult Undergraduate Degrees

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AU Business Management Minor

  • Minor

Business continues to be a growing field, and a business management minor pairs well with many majors to give you industry understanding and context.

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AU Communication Studies Minor

  • Minor

The communication studies minor fits well with any major. Employers are looking for powerful writers and clear speakers; this program helps you build skills in both areas.

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AU Health Psychology Minor

  • Minor

The health psychology minor provides students with a solid foundation in the field of health psychology and how to apply its principle throughout the lifespan. Special attention is given to stress and pain management.

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AU Ministries Minor

  • Minor

A minor in ministry adds biblical perspective and additional skills in cross-cultural understanding that could assist you in a career or volunteer service with a non-profit, church, or para-church organization.

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AU Psychology Minor

  • Minor

The minor in psychology gives students an opportunity to explore various areas and interests in the field. The coursework is clinically oriented and specific courses regarding marriage and family may be selected.

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Business Management

  • Bachelor of Science

Explore the role of leadership in business and learn problem-solving skills from experienced Christian business professors who will prepare you for the fast-paced world of business. The business management program equips you with business skills and ethics to apply in public, private, or nonprofit organizations. This broad-based degree is flexible enough for almost any industry to help you further your career.

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Communication Studies

  • Bachelor of Science

Learn the theory and practice of effective and ethical communication as it applies to industry and relationships. The communication studies program explores concepts of communication and will help you develop skills in critical thinking, writing, speaking, research, technology, conflict resolution, mediation, and public relations.

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General Studies

  • Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts in General Studies degree offers foundational coursework in communication, history, art, literature, mathematics, science, and the Bible.

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Health Psychology

  • Bachelor of Science

Serve others while expanding your knowledge of behavioral health issues and learn from Christian practitioners working in the field of health psychology. The health psychology program helps you examine how psychological, behavioral, cultural, and social factors influence health and illness. This degree can prepare you to work in the healthcare industry and is great preparation for further graduate study.

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Ministry

  • Bachelor of Science

Prepare to serve God as a ministry professional or by applying the knowledge and skills of ministry to other occupations. The ministries program provides you with the knowledge, skills, and personal values that will prepare you biblically, relationally, and practically, whether you are called to serve in a church, nonprofit, or cross-cultural setting.

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Psychology

  • Bachelor of Science

The Adult Undergraduate psychology program is designed for you to examine the human mind and learn to help improve others’ mental health incorporating a Christian worldview. The psychology program examines theory and application to prepare you for graduate study in psychology, entry-level positions in the helping professions, or careers requiring a psychology background.

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