Programs, Degrees, & Areas of Study

Nicholls State University offers the following graduate and undergraduate degrees. Nicholls also offers education in non-degree and certification programs.

Please note that the links from this page lead to relevant departmental Web sites. For additional detailed degree information, you may wish to visit the Nicholls State University Online Catalog.

Undergraduate Degrees

Associate of General Studies


Associate of Science

Child Development and Preschool Management

Culinary Arts

Petroleum Services

Safety Technology

Bachelor of Arts


  • Creative Writing Concentration
  • Film Studies Concentration
  • Literary Studies Concentration
  • Rhetoric and Writing Concentration



Mass Communication

  • Broadcast Journalism Concentration
  • Print Journalism Concentration
  • Public Relations Concentration


  • Instrumental Music
  • Vocal Music



  • Social Work Concentration
  • Applied Sociology Concentration


Bachelor of Fine Arts


Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Bachelor of Science


Allied Health Sciences

  • Dietetics
  • Health Sciences


  • Environmental Biology Concentration
  • General Biology Concentration
  • Marine Biology Concentration
  • Microbiology Concentration
  • Pre-Medical Technology Concentration
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Dentistry Concentration
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Concentration
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Concentration
  • Pre-Veterinary Medicine Concentration

Business Administration

  • Financial Services Marketing Concentration
  • General Business Concentration
  • Multinational Business Concentration
  • Pre-Law Concentration


  • Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Concentration
  • Chemistry Pre-Pharmacy Concentration
  • Professional Chemistry Concentration

Computer Information Systems

Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts


Education Degree Programs

  • Art Education (K-12)
  • Birth to Five/Early Interventionist Education
  • English Education (6-12)
  • Elementary Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences Education
  • General Science Education (6-12)
  • Human Performance Education (K-12)
  • Mathematics Education (6-12)
  • Social Studies Education (6-12)



General Family and Consumer Sciences (Child, Family & Social Services)

Health Sciences


  • General Management
  • Human Resources Management Concentration
  • Maritime Management Concentration


  • General Marketing
  • Professional Sales Concentration


  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Secondary Mathematics Education

Petroleum Services

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Graduate Degrees

Executive Master of Business Administration

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Master of Business Administration

Master of Education

Master of Arts in Teaching
  Curriculum and Instruction

  • Early Childhood Concentration
  • Elementary Education Concentration
  • High Incidence Disabilities Concentration
  • Reading Concentration
  • Secondary Education Concentration

  Educational Leadership

  • Higher Education Administration Concentration
  • K-12 School Leadership Concentration

  School Counseling

Master of Science in Community/Technical College Mathematics

Master of Science in Marine and Environmental Biology

Master of Science in Nursing

Specialist in School Psychology

Dietetic Internship Graduate Certificate Program