UH Manoa offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degrees, minors, and certificate programs. Changes in programs and degrees approved after December 2021 may not be reflected in this listing.

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Undergraduate Graduate
Field of Study College/School Degree Minor Certificate Master’s Doctorate Certificate
Accounting BUS BBA MAcc
Aging SW Cert. (1)
Agribusiness Management CTAHR Cert.(17)
American Studies CALL BA Minor MA PhD
Animal Sciences CTAHR BS MS
Anthropology CSS BA Minor MA PhD
Architecture ARCH DArch
Art CALL BA(2), BFA Minor MFA
Art History CALL BA(2) Minor MA
Asian Studies CALL BA Minor MA(20) x
Asian International Affairs CALL MAIA
Astronomy CNS, IFA BA Minor MS PhD
Astrophysics CNS, IFA BS Minor
Athletic Training EDUC MS(3)
Atmospheric Sciences SOEST BS Minor MS PhD
Biochemistry CNS BA, BS
Biological Engineering CTAHR BS
Biology CNS BA, BS Minor
Biomedical Sciences MED MS(4) PhD(24) x
Botany CNS BA, BS Minor MS PhD
Business Administration BUS Minor MBA PhD
Cell and Molecular Biology IP MS PhD
Chemistry CNS BA, BS Minor MS PhD
Chinese CALL BA(5) Minor Cert.
Chinese Studies CALL x
Civil Engineering ENGR BS MS PhD
Classics CALL Cert.
Clinical Psychology CSS x
Communication CSS BA MA
Communication and Information Sciences IP PhD
Communication Sciences and Disorders MED MS
Communicology CALL BA Minor MA
Computer Engineering ENGR BS
Computer Science CNS BS Minor MS PhD
Conflict Resolution CSS x
Construction Engineering ENGR BS
Creative Media CALL BA
Curriculum and Instruction EDUC PhD(8) x
Curriculum Studies EDUC MEd x
Dance CALL BA, BFA Minor MA, MFA
Dental Hygiene NAWSON BS Cert. x
Developmental and Reproductive Biology MED MS PhD
Dietetics CTAHR BS
Disability and Diversity Studies EDUC x
Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance CSS x
Early Childhood Education EDUC MEd
Earth and Planetary Exploration SOEST Cert.
Earth and Planetary Sciences SOEST MS PhD
Earth Sciences SOEST BS(11) Minor
East Asian Languages and Literatures CALL MA(6) PhD(6)
Economics CSS BA Minor MA PhD
Education EDUC Minor PhD(8)
Educational Administration EDUC MEd PhD(8)
Educational Foundations EDUC MEd PhD(8)
Educational Policy Studies EDUC PhD(8)
Educational Psychology EDUC MEd PhD
Electrical Engineering ENGR BS MS PhD
Elementary Education EDUC BEd Minor PBC(12)
Engineering Science ENGR BS
English CALL BA Minor MA PhD
Entomology CTAHR MS PhD
Entrepreneurship BUS BBA x
Environmental Design ARCH BEnvD
Environmental Earth Science SOEST BA(11)
Environmental Management CTAHR MEM
Environmental Studies UED BA(9) Cert.
Epidemiology SW PhD
Ethnic Studies CSS BA Cert.
Ethnomathematics EDUC x
Exceptionalities EDUC PhD(8)
Expanded Function Dental Hygiene in Pediatrics SONDH Cert.
Fashion Design and Merchandising CTAHR BS Minor
Filipino CALL Minor Cert.(7)
Finance BUS BBA MS
Food Science CTAHR MS
Food Science and Human Nutrition CTAHR BS
French CALL BA(23) Cert. MA(24)
General Business BUS BBA
Geography and Environment CSS BA Minor MA PhD
Geospatial Information Science CSS Cert.
Gerontology MED x(1)
German CALL BA(23) Cert.
Global Environmental Science SOEST BS
Hawaiian SHK BA Minor Cert. MA
Hawaiian Language Immersion Education SHK Minor
Hawaiian Studies SHK BA MA
Hindi CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Historic Preservation CALL x
History CALL BA Minor MA PhD
Human Development and Family Studies CTAHR BS
Human Resource Management BUS BBA MHRM
Ilokano CALL Minor Cert.(7)
Indonesian CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Indo-Pacific Languages CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Information and Computer Sciences CNS BA(24) Cert.(22)
Interdisciplinary Studies UED BA(9)
International Business BUS BBA
International Cultural Studies IP x
Islamic Studies CALL Cert.
Japanese CALL BA Minor Cert.
Japanese Studies CALL x
Journalism CSS BA
Juridical Science LAW SJD
Khmer (Cambodian) CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science EDUC BS(3) MS(3) PhD(8)
Korean CALL BA(5) Minor Cert.(5)
Ku ‘Oko’a-‘Aina Based Leadership SHK x
Korean Studies CALL x
Landscape Architecture ARCH MLA
Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas CALL BA(23)
Latin America and Iberian Studies CALL Cert.
Law and Society CSS Cert.
Learning Design and Technology EDUC MEd PhD x
Library and Information Science CNS MLISc x
Linguistics CALL MA PhD
Literacy Leader EDUC x(19)
Management BUS BBA
Management Information Systems BUS BBA MS
Marine Biology CNS, SOEST BA, BS MS(20) PhD(20)
Marine Option Program CNS Cert.
Marketing BUS BBA MS
Marketing Management BUS MS
Mathematical Biology CNS Cert.
Mathematics CNS BA, BS Minor MA PhD
Measurement & Statistics EDUC x
Mechanical Engineering ENGR BS MS PhD
Medical Anthropology CSS Minor
Medical Technology MED BS PBC(12) x(12)
Medicine MED MD
Merchandising CTAHR Minor
Microbiology CNS BA, BS Minor MS PhD
Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering CTAHR MS PhD
Molecular Biosciences and Biotechnology CTAHR BS
Molecular Cell Biology CNS BS
Museum Studies CALL x
Music CALL BA, BEd(13), BMUS Minor Cert. MA, MMus PhD
Multilingual Multicultural Professional Practice EDUC x
Natural Resources and Environmental Management CTAHR BS MS PhD
Nursing Practice NAWSON DNP
Nutritional Sciences CTAHR MS PhD
Ocean and Resources Engineering SOEST MS PhD
Ocean Policy CSS x(10)
Oceanography SOEST MS PhD
Online Learning and Teaching EDUC x
Pacific Island Studies CALL BA MA x
Peace Studies CSS Cert.
Philippine Language and Culture CALL BA
Philippine Studies CALL x
Philosophy CALL BA Minor MA PhD
Physical Education EDUC BS(3)
Physics CNS BA, BS Minor MS PhD
PK3 EDUC x(24)
Planning Studies CSS x
Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences CTAHR BS(24)
Plant Production and Management CTAHR Minor
Political Science CSS BA Minor MA PhD
Program Evaluation EDUC x
Pre-Health UED Minor
Professional Educational Practice EDUC EdD
Psychology CSS BA, BS Minor MA PhD x
Public Administration CSS MPA x(14)
Public Health SW BA Minor MPH, MS  PhD
Public Policy EDUC x
Quantitative Health and Clinical Research MED MS
Religious Traditions & Ancient Civilizations: Ancient Civilizations CALL BA Minor
Religious Traditions & Ancient Civilizations: Religious Traditions CALL BA Minor
Religious Traditions of Asia and the Pacific CALL MA
Renewable Energy and Island Sustainability ENGR x
Resource Management IP x
Russian CALL BA(24) Cert.
Samoan CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Sanskrit CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Second Language Studies CALL BA Minor(15) MA PhD x(15)
Secondary Language Teaching EDUC Minor
Secondary Education EDUC BEd Minor PBC(12)
Social Welfare SW PhD(16)
Social Work SW BSW MSW
Sociology CSS BA Minor MA PhD
South Asian Studies CALL x
Southeast Asian Studies CALL x
Spanish CALL BA(23) Cert. MA
Special Education EDUC BEd PBCS(12) MEd
Sustainability & Resilience Education UED x
Sustainable Tourism TIM Cert.
Tahitian CALL Cert.(7)
Teacher Education EDUC PBC(12)
Teacher Leader EDUC x(19)
Teaching EDUC MEdT
Telecommunications Information Resource Management CSS x
Thai CALL BA(9) Cert.(7)
Theatre CALL BA Minor MA, MFA PhD
Travel Industry Management TIM BS Cert. MS
Tropical Agriculture and the Environment CTAHR BS
Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences CTAHR MS PhD
Tropical Plant Pathology CTAHR MS PhD
Urban and Regional Planning CSS MURP PhD x
Vietnamese CALL Cert.(7)
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies CSS BA Cert. x
Zoology CNS MS PhD


(1) The Undergraduate Certificate in Aging is offered by the Center on Aging. The Graduate Certificate is offered in the Department of Geriatric Medicine.

(2) The BA in Art is offered with a studio focus or an Art History focus.

(3)The BS in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science is offered in Health and Exercise Science and in Health and Physical Education. The MS in Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science offers specializations in physical activity, adapted physical activity, and rehabilitation counselor education. The MS in Athletic Training offers the Professional track.

(4) The MS in Biomedical Sciences is offered in tropical medicine.

(5)The BA in Chinese has a concentration in Chinese Language Flagship. The BA in Korean and the Korean Certification Program have a concentration in Korean for Professionals.

(6) The MA and PhD in East Asian Languages and Literatures are offered in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean.

(7) The Undergraduate Certificate for Indo‑Pacific Languages is offered in Filipino, Hindi, Ilokano, Indonesian, Khmer (Cambodian), Samoan, Sanskrit, Tahitian, Thai, and Vietnamese.

(8)The PhD in Education is offered in the following specializations: curriculum and instruction, educational administration, educational foundations, educational policy studies, exceptionalities, and kinesiology.

(9)Students can receive a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies in a wide variety of individualized BA programs, including but not restricted to: aquaculture, cognitive science, conflict resolution, disability studies, English as a Second Language, global studies, global studies, human relations in organizations, Indo-Pacific languages (Hindi, Indonesian, Khmer/Cambodian, Samoan, Sanskrit, and Thai), linguistics, peace studies, pre-law, pre-medicine, pre-physical therapy, social sciences of oceans, and sustainability.

(10) The Graduate Certificate in Ocean Policy is coordinated by the Department of Geography and Environment.

(11)The Department of Earth Sciences offers the BS in Earth Sciences, BA in Environmental Earth Science, BA in Environmental Earth Science with a concentration in Earth Science Education, MS in Earth and Planetary Sciences, and PhD in Earth and Planetary Sciences.

(12) The Post-baccalaureate Certificate for Clinical Training in Medical Technology is offered by the School of Medicine. The Post-baccalaureate Certificates in Teacher Education, Early Education, and Special Education are undergraduate professional certificates.

(13) A BEd in elementary or secondary education with a major in music is jointly offered by the College of Education and the Department of Music.

(14) There are two tracks of the Graduate Certificate in Public Administration: Nonprofit Management and Public Service Leadership.

(15) The Department of Second Language Studies offers two undergraduate minors (Second Language Teaching and Second Language Studies) and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Second Language Studies and in SLS-Spanish Applied Linguistics.

(16) The PhD in Social Welfare is offered by the School of Social Work.

(17) The Agribusiness Management Certificate is offered in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences.

(18) The MA in Asian Studies has concentrations in Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Korean Studies, Philippine Studies, South Asian Studies, Southeast Asian Studies, and Inter-Asia.

(19) The Department of Curriculum Studies offers graduate certificates in Ethnomathematics; Literacy Leader: Literacy Specialist; and Teacher Leader.

(20) The BS in Marine Biology is administered by the CNS; the MS and PhD degrees are jointly administered by CNS and SOEST.

(21) The MA and PhD programs in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean are combined to become the MA and PhD programs in East Asian Languages and Literatures. Chinese, Japanese, and Korean are now tracks within the respective programs.

(22) The Undergraduate Certificate in Data Science and the Undergraduate Certificate in Creative Computational Media are offered by the Department of Information and Computer Sciences.
(23) The BA programs in French, German, and Spanish are combined to become the BA in Languages & Literatures of Europe & the Americas. French Studies, German Studies, and Spanish & Latin American Studies are now tracks.
(24) There is no admittance to: Graduate Certificate in PK-3 effective Fall 2015; BS in Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences effective Fall 2016; PhD in Biomedical Sciences effective Fall 2017; Master of Arts in Music Education effective Fall 2019; BA in Russian effective Fall 2020; MA in French effective Fall 2020; PhD in Nursing effective Fall 2020; Gerontology Graduate Certificate effective Fall 2021; BA in ICS IT track effective Fall 2021.

Abbreviation Key – Degree

BA bachelor of arts
BBA bachelor of business administration
BEd bachelor of education
BEnvD bachelor of environmental design
BFA bachelor of fine arts
BMus bachelor of music
BS bachelor of science
BSW bachelor of social work
DArch doctor of architecture
DNP doctor of nursing practice
DrPH doctor of public health
EdD doctor of education
JD juris doctor
LLM master of laws
MA master of arts
MAcc master of accounting
MAIA master of Asian international affairs
MBA master of business administration
MD doctor of medicine
MEd master of education
MEdT master of education in teaching
MEM masters of environmental management
MFA master of fine arts
MHRM master of human resource management
MLA master of landscape architecture
MLISc master of library and information science
MMus master of music
MPA master of public administration
MPH master of public health
MS master of science
MSW master of social work
MURP master of urban and regional planning
PhD doctor of philosophy
PBCS post-baccalaureate certificate
SJD doctor of juridical science


ARCH—School of Architecture
BUS—Shidler College of Business
CALL—College of Arts, Languages & Letters
CNS—College of Natural Sciences
CSS—College of Social Sciences
CTAHR—College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
EDUC—College of Education
ENGR—College of Engineering
IP—Interdisciplinary Programs
ISRSU—Instructional Support, Research & Service Unit
LAW—William S. Richardson School of Law
MED—John A. Burns School of Medicine
NAWSON—Nancy Atmospera-Walch School of Nursing
SHK—Hawai‘inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge
SOEST—School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology
SW—Thompson School of Social Work & Public Health
UED—Undergraduate Education