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Simmons University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Boston, MA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African Studies
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cognitive Science
  • Computational Mathematics
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Consumer Merchandising/Retailing Management
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance and Financial Management Services, Other
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Food Science
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Informatics
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Management
  • Music, General
  • Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Health Education and Promotion
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Parks and recreation, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Business administration, nursing, social work
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
231
Part-Time Faculty
739
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
14%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 64% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 3% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
237,592
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
570
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Arts, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Information Science
  • Library Science
  • Nursing--General

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Philosophy

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Information Science
  • Library Science
  • Nursing--General

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