Central College offers more than 70 strong academic programs, which include majors, minors and pre-professional advising.

If you don’t see your preferred major on the list, talk to us. You may work with your advisor to create your own major. Or, like many incoming students, you may want to start off in the exploring program, which provides opportunities to try out different areas before making your choice.

Major Minor
Accounting (B.A. or B.S.)
Actuarial Science
Art History
Biochemistry (B.A. or B.S.)
Business Management
  • Business Administration
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Student Designed
  • Teacher Education
Chemistry (B.A. or B.S.)
Communication Studies
Computer Science
  • Data Science
Data Analytics
Education (Elementary)
Education (Secondary)
Engineering (B.S.)
  • Writing
Environmental and Sustainability Studies
French and Francophone Studies
German Studies
Global Health
Global Sustainability
Information Systems
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Management Information Systems
International and Global Studies
Kinesiology (Exercise Science)
  • Health and Exercise Science
  • Health Promotion
  • Personal Training
  • Physical Education
  • Data Science
  • Secondary Education
Music Education
  • Instrumental
  • Vocal
Musical Theatre
  • Acting/Directing
  • Design/Tech
Natural Science
Not-For-Profit Management
Political Science
Religious Studies
  • Biblical Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • World Religions
Self-Designed Studies such as:
  • Allied Health
  • American Studies
  • Arts Management
  • Data Science (minor)
  • Food Systems
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Visual Communication
Social Justice
Social Science
Strength and Conditioning
Theatre (Musical Theatre)
  • Acting/Directing
  • Design/Tech
Undecided / Exploring

For students interested in dual-degree programs, Central College has articulation agreements with Allen College (nursing) and Palmer College of Chiropractic (chiropractic). For more information please contact the registrar's office.

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