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Academic Programs

Find your intellectual home at Portland State University, where more than 120 majors, minors and concentrations across eight schools lay the groundwork for a lifetime of learning and curiosity.

Undergraduate

PSU’s bachelor’s programs are designed to combine hands-on learning with rigorous classroom work, but we don’t stop there. Our heralded University Studies program values the big picture: well-rounded individuals with strong communication and critical thinking skills and a clear sense of their role in society and humanity. For our most dedicated students, we have the University Honors Program.  All courses are reading-, writing- and research intensive. They’re also incomparably rewarding. University Honors students have the opportunity to live and study among other high-achieving students.

Graduate

Go deep at Portland State. From teaching to engineering, social work to the arts, our advanced degrees promise a rich experience for passionate individuals. Research from our graduate programs regularly breaks new ground, earning attention nationwide and drawing highly qualified students to more than 70 master’s programs, more than 30 graduate certificate programs, and 18 doctoral programs.