Academics

Wartburg offers more than 50 academic majors in the liberal arts and in professional areas such as business administration, education, music, and journalism and communication. Our graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools.

Students may also participate in a variety of interdisciplinary minors and programs that enrich the academic experience and prepare graduates for success.

Click to learn about the common learning outcomes that define the expectations of a Wartburg education.

Areas of Study:

Accounting
Actuarial Science*
Art
Art Education
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Clinical Lab Sciences
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice (Sociology)
Dentistry (Pre-Dentistry)
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Digital Cinema
Economics
Education
    - Christian Day School
    - Early Childhood

    - Elementary
    - Middle School
    - Secondary
    - Special Education
Engineering Science
English
Environmental Science and Studies
Finance
Fitness Management
Forensic Science (Chemistry)
French & French Studies
German & German Studies
Graphic Design
History
Individualized Major
Interdepartmental Major
International Business
International Relations
Journalism
Law (Pre-Law)
Management
Management Information Systems

Marketing
Mathematics
Medicine (Pre-Medicine)
Multimedia Journalism
Music (B.A.)
    - General
    - Church Music
Music Education (B.M.E.)
    - Instrumental
    - Vocal
Music Performance (B.M.)
Music Therapy (B.M.)
Music Therapy (B.M.E.)

Neuroscience
Nursing (Pre-Nursing)
Occupational Therapy (Pre-OT)
Optometry (Pre-Optometry)
Organizational and Public Relations
Peace and Justice Studies
Pharmacy (Pre-Pharmacy)
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physical Therapy (Pre-PT)
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Religion
    - Camping Ministry
    - Pre-Seminary
    - Urban Ministry
    - Youth and Family Ministry
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Speech Communication
Sports Management
Veterinary Medicine (Pre-Vet)
Writing

* New in 2015

Interdisciplinary Minors
- Environmental Studies
- Intercultural Studies
- Leadership
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Women's Studies
- Worship Studies

Interdisciplinary Programs
- Community Engagement
- Leadership Education
- Study Abroad
- Scholars Program
- Undergraduate Research
- Plan of Essential Education
- Wartburg West (Denver, Colo.)

Other Programs
- Competitive Scholarships
- Washington Center

Campus Programs
- Associate in Ministry Program
- Community Builders