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Worcester State University Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Worcester, MA

Academic Calendar System
Summer Session
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting and Business/Management
  • Acting
  • Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Care and Support Services Management
  • Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
  • Communication and Media Studies, Other
  • Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Earth Science Teacher Education
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Family and Community Services
  • Finance, General
  • General Studies
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History, General
  • History, Other
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International/Global Studies
  • Journalism, Other
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Marketing, Other
  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
  • Music, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication
  • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology/Technician
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work, Other
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements

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

Faculty and Instruction

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 31% of classes
10-19 students: 33% of classes
20-29 students: 29% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 28% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 67% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Library Available on Campus
Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
Not Reported
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction
Services for Learning Disabled Students
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 Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Elementary Education
  • Health Education
  • History
  • Reading Education
  • Social Sciences Education

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

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