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.


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.


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.


At Portland State University, our main goal is your success, whether you're looking to move ahead in your job or start a new career. Our accredited online degree programs feature exceptional faculty and high academic standards. You'll do coursework where and when it's convenient for you, and you'll earn a respected degree.