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Degree Programs

Use your college years to expand your worldview.

Enroll in one of Adelphi’s many diversity-focused degree programs and explore more of the world around you.

African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Join us in a comprehensive study of people of color as you prepare to contribute practical solutions to critical challenges in our global society.

» Explore African, Black and Caribbean Studies

Asian Studies

The Asian studies minor takes a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to learning that integrates the region’s history, politics, economics, geography, anthropology, natural sciences and culture.

» Explore Asian Studies

Bilingual Education/TESOL

Programs in bilingual education/TESOL combine theory, practice and understandings that are embedded with an awareness and sensitivity of gender, race, class and ability in Pre-K–12 children.

» Explore Bilingual Education and TESOL

European Studies

Western Culture began in Europe. Adelphi’s where your study of it begins. Understand the history, economics and culture of Europe as well as contemporary sociopolitical developments.

» Explore European Studies

Gender Studies

Take a deeper look into the changing role of gender and sexuality as expressed through the arts, humanities, and social sciences, including history, political science, English, communications, psychology and sociology.

» Explore Gender Studies

International Studies

Combine language proficiency with cultural, political, environmental or economic expertise to prepare for work in government, academia, international business, and other highly recruited areas across the globe.

» Explore International Studies

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Language studies prepares you to live and work in a world in which appreciation of cultural diversity is of increasing importance.

» Explore Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Latin American Studies

A thorough grounding in the region’s history, politics, economics and related subjects prepares you to be culturally sensitive to the needs of diverse populations.

» Explore Latin American Studies

Peace Studies

The Peace Studies program encompasses issues related to peace, violence, justice and human rights and challenges you to develop new ways of resolving conflict.

» Explore Peace Studies


Through observation and the use of empirical and conceptual tools, you’ll collect data, define social patterns, draw conclusions and formulate new insights about the complexities of human behavior.

» Explore Sociology

Social Sciences: Social Cultural Studies

Adult Education in University College
This degree is excellent preparation for graduate programs in psychology, counseling, education, public administration, law and social work.

» Explore Social Cultural Studies

Special Education

Join our commitment to uphold the dignity of every child and to create a climate in which all children and families are valued and respected.

» Explore Special Education