Departments About

Our approach to the field is comprehensive and contemporary. Within the context of a liberal arts education and under the direction of talented and dedicated professors, you will stretch your... Read More

Biology and Toxicology

Biology and Toxicology at Ashland University

When you choose a Biology Science major at Ashland University, you join a program on the cutting edge of scientific exploration with... Read More

Chemistry, Geology, Physics

At Ashland University, our programs in chemistry, biochemistry, geology and physics emphasize close faculty/student interactions and hands-on experience with modern equipment.  Our majors have... Read More

Communication Studies

A broad field that encompasses Strategic Communication, Sport Communication and Public Relations. The field of Communication Studies involves all aspects of human interaction in all contexts... Read More

Criminal Justice and Sociology

As a criminal justice major at Ashland University you will not only explore a fascinating curriculum that is highly relevant today, but you will take part in field experiences that give you in-... Read More


Ashland University’s English department teaches students to read well, think carefully, and write clearly, logically, and creatively with the goal of achieving intellectual rigor and contextual... Read More

Environmental Science

Environmental science is truly interdisciplinary.  Projects typically depend on collaboration among scientists and other professionals with different areas of expertise, and require  knowledge... Read More

Foreign Language

Intrigued by the possibilities of studying a foreign language and want to know more? Here are some FAQs.

What can I do with a foreign language besides teach languages or become a... Read More

History & Political Science

Understanding and engaging with the greatest questions and best minds of the past is key to becoming a truly educated citizen. As you learn about how people thought and acted in different times... Read More

Journalism and Digital Media

Ashland University’s Journalism & Digital Media Department is the only fully integrated media program in the state of Ohio. We offer an innovative, state-of-the-art converged media... Read More

Mathematics and Computer Science

The department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers majors in actuarial science, computer science, mathematics and integrated mathematics (i.e. secondary mathematics education). When you... Read More

Multidisciplinary Studies

The B.A. or B.S. degree in Multidisciplinary Studies (MDS) is an individualized degree which allows students flexibility in designing degree programs that relate to their personal, educational... Read More


Music at Ashland University

Whether you want to study music as a major or minor, or continue your involvement in music by performing in an excellent ensemble, the Ashland University department... Read More


It's one thing to make a living, and another to learn how to live well...The study of Philosophy can help you to do both.

Philosophy equips you to analyze, think creatively, and... Read More


One of the most popular college majors across all university campuses, the science of Psychology provides a glimpse into human thought and behavior. The Psychology Department offers both a... Read More


Love God with your mind.

Social Work and Family Studies

Reach your goals with a career in social work.

If you have a passion for helping others improve their lives and their communities, social work is an excellent choice.  As a licensed... Read More


Welcome to the Department of Theatre at Ashland University.

Our Bachelor of Arts degree offers you the opportunity to master the skills necessary for a career in the theatre, whether your... Read More