Colleges, Schools and Centers

Explore the wide range of programs our colleges offer - and find the ones best suited to your needs. Our three colleges, along with the School of Graduate Studies and School of Academic Programs & Services, are tailored to help you realize your academic dreams and achieve success. You will find a variety of academic resources and support programs for undergraduate and graduate studies that help enrich Ship's commitment to your excellence. Many of our programs are nationally accredited and ranked, bringing you closer to your dream career after graduation.

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences focuses on shaping you into a valued professional through programs that combine academic curriculum with service learning and undergraduate research opportunities. You will receive a one-on-one, personalized education, and opportunities for multiple internships - all of which make you more ready than ever to join the challenges of an ever-evolving global workforce.

College of Education and Human Services

The College of Education and Human Services offers an enriched pathway for service learning and field-based experiences that promote your well-rounded growth. From the outset, you are immersed in a comprehensive learning environment, both inside and outside the classroom, that helps you become a multi-talented, focused professional who will positively impact the world in unique ways.

John L. Grove College of Business

The John L. Grove College of Business is a premier, nationally ranked business school, and is AACSB accredited. Here you will find experiential learning at its best. You will be trained in an intensive curriculum in state-of-the-art classrooms, work with peers on challenging projects, and complete internships that make you ready for the exciting world of business and entrepreneurship.

Wood Honors College

The Wood Honors College offers talented students enriching undergraduate experiences. It offers many curricular and extracurricular opportunities while promoting scholarship, leadership, service and exploration. Benefits include small classes, priority scheduling, an honors residence hall option, and special undergraduate research, service-learning and study abroad opportunities.

School of Engineering

The School of Engineering offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering (ABET-accredited), Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Software Engineering (ABET-accredited), Computer Science (ABET-accredited), and a Masters of Science in Computer Science. The goal of the Bachelor of Science programs is to provide students with the skills necessary to succeed in the computer science and engineering professions. In each of the  programs, the primary focus is to prepare students for professional, engineering, or academic careers.

The Graduate School

Since its establishment in 1961, the The Graduate School has grown to offer a wide array of certificate, master’s, post-master’s and doctoral programs. Whether you are looking for a suitable graduate program in business, counseling, social work, education, professional leadership, humanities or the sciences - you will find your niche here.

Elnetta G. Jones University Center for Student Success and Exploratory Studies

The Elnetta G. Jones University Center and Exploratory Studies places the spotlight on you and your unique needs and talents. It supplements and reinforces our commitment to serve a more diverse student population, cultivating a learning-centered environment where students persist to graduation. You will find specialized, high-impact academic and enrichment services here that are all committed to your success.

Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education

The Office of Professional, Continuing, and Distance Education (PCDE) is your best choice as a working adult. If you are looking to learn something new and exciting, take supplemental courses to get that next job promotion, or to start/complete a degree - look no further than PCDE. You can take part in programs with online, evening and off-campus offerings.