University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Programs of Study

Programs of Study

UMass Amherst offers 90 undergraduate majors residing in eight schools and colleges. Or, you could design your own major through the Bachelor's Degree with Individual Concentration (BDIC).


A few of our stand-out scholarly opportunities

Commonwealth Honors College

The prestigious honors college at UMass Amherst offers the advantages of a small honors college coupled with the big opportunities of a nationally recognized research university.

The Five College Interchange

Enroll at UMass Amherst and you’re entitled to take courses at Amherst, Smith, Hampshire and Mount Holyoke colleges.

Residential Academic Programs (RAP)

Think of it as academic room service, or study in your pajamas. Students attend classes and study with other students from their residence hall—in the residential area.

Study Abroad and Domestic Exchange

Lose the blackboard and make the world your classroom, or stay in the U.S. but check out a new university and a new community.

Cooperative Education & Internships

Work as an ”apprentice“ with professionals from any field and gain valuable experience before graduation.