Academic Programs

Howard University offers over 90 programs across 13 schools & colleges

The University has an enduring commitment to the education and advancement of underrepresented populations in America and the global community. Howard University’s unique mission represents an unwavering commitment to its core values of leadership, excellence, truth and service. Since its founding in 1867, Howard has awarded more than 130,000 degrees and certificates in the arts, the sciences, and the humanities. 

Students may major in areas such as the arts, sciences, humanities, business, engineering, architecture, nursing, allied health sciences, education and communications. Graduate degree-seeking students are generally admitted, or conditionally admitted in the case of students with outstanding requirements, into the program included on their official acceptance letter. For more information on each graduate/professional degree program, please see the school/college websites provided below.  

All new entrant students are encouraged to thoroughly review the highlighted links for details on their programs of interest. Current graduate degree-seeking students seeking to change their program must submit a new application for admission via the respective application system. 

Graduate Programs

Doctoral Programs

Masters Programs

Professional Program

Certificate Programs

Online Programs

Joint/Dual Degree