Program Offerings

Wilson students may choose from among 35 majors, 17 areas of concentration and 45 minors. Eight master’s degrees and four associate degrees are offered. Pre-professional programs are offered in law, medicine, veterinary medicine and the health sciences. Cooperative programs and a variety of special academic opportunities are also available. Majors and areas of concentration are described in this section of the catalog; minors, programs of instruction and special academic opportunities are described in the following section.

Baccalaureate Majors

Accounting, BS

Animal Studies, BS
     Concentrations in Biology/Psychology, English and Communications, and Environmental Science

Applied Ethics, BA

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, BS

*Biology, BS

Business Management, BA

*Chemistry, BS

Communications, BA

     Early Childhood (Pre-K-4) Education, BA
     Special Education (Pre-K-12), BA
     Health and Physical Education (for K-12), BA
     Middle-Level Education: English/Language Arts and Reading, BA
     Middle-Level Education: Mathematics, BA
     Middle-Level Education: Science, BA
     Middle-Level Education: Social Studies, BA

*English, BA
    Concentrations in Literary Studies, Creative Writing, Teaching English as a Foreign Language

Environmental Science, BS

Environmental Sustainability, BA

Equine Studies, BS
     Concentrations in Teaching & Training and Equine Management

Equine-Facilitated Therapeutics, BS

Equine Journalism, BA

Exercise Science, BS

Financial Mathematics, BS

Global Studies, BA
     Concentrations in Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, the Francophone World, and the Hispanic World

Graphic Design, BA

Health Sciences, BS
     Required Minor in Biology, Business, Communications, Exercise Science, Psychology, or Religion Studies

*History and Political Science, BA
     Concentrations in History and Political Science

*Mathematics, BS

Nursing, BSN
     Pre-licensure BSN
     LPN to BSN

Psychology, BS

Religion, BA

Sociology, BA

Spanish, BA

Special Major

Students are able to design a major that meets their educational/career needs. Examples of special majors that students have taken in previous years include: computer science, dance performance, dance education, environmental ecology, international economics, law and international studies, public administration and women’s studies.

Studio Art, BA

Veterinary Nursing, BS
Concentrations in Veterinary Biology, Veterinary Business Management and Veterinary Equi-Assist

*Secondary Education Certification Areas: Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Social Studies (Dual Certification in Special Education available with any of the Secondary Certification areas).

Baccalaureate Minors


Animal Studies

Applied Ethics

Art History

Athletic Coaching






Computer Science

Conservation Studies






Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management

Environmental Studies

Equestrian Teaching

Equine Training

Equine Management

Exercise Science

Film Studies

French Studies

Global Studies

Graphic Design

Historic Preservation


Law and Public Policy


Medical Spanish



Political Science






Special Education

Sport Management

Studio Art

Women’s Studies


Associate Degrees


Early Childhood (Pre-K-4) Education

Liberal Studies


Master’s Degrees


Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (M.Ed.) 

Master of Educational Technology (M.E.T.)

Master of Special Education (M.S.E)

Master of Mass Customized Learning (M.M.C.L.)

Master of Arts in Humanities (M.A.Hum.)

Concentrations in Art and Culture, Critical and Cultural Theory, English Language and Literature, Special Concentration, and Women Studies

Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

Concentrations in Choreography, Creative Writing, Interdisciplinary Arts, and Visual Art

Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.)

Concentrations in Education and Leadership and Management

Other Programs

Pre-professional Programs

  • Health Sciences
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Veterinary Medicine

Special Learning Opportunities


  • Gettysburg College
  • Shippensburg University

Foreign Study:

  • Aichi Shukutoku University (Japan)
  • Bahrom International Program (South Korea)
  • Effat College (Saudi Arabia)
  • Ewha Womans University (South Korea)
  • Sakae Institute of Study Abroad (Japan)
  • Seoul Women’s University (South Korea)
  • CEA affiliation

Other Opportunities

  • Internships
  • January Term
  • Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)
  • The Washington Center

Certification Programs

  • Education Certification Programs

Offered through Teacher Certification Pathways (TCP)


  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies
  • Dual Certification in Special Education


  • Spanish
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Business, Computer and Information Technology

Middle Level

  • Language Arts and Reading
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Dual Certification in Special Education

Early Childhood (Pre-K-4) Education

  • Pre-K-4
  • Dual Certification in Special Education