• Schools and Departments

    A highly ranked liberal arts and sciences university

    Worcester State University has earned national recognition for the high quality of its undergraduate and graduate degree offerings—and the dedicated faculty who teach them.

    Programs at Worcester State span the traditional liberal arts and sciences as well as teacher education, biomedical sciences, business, and the health professions. Our 21 academic departments are organized within two schools.

    School of Education, Health, and Natural Sciences

    The School of Education, Health, and Natural Sciences is home to outstanding programs in nursing, the sciences, technology, and teacher education, which has a long history of excellence at Worcester State. Our students have many opportunities for internships, fieldwork and research, with access to state-of-the-art facilities and academic resources. Supportive and accomplished faculty help our students become skilled problem-solvers, innovators, and leaders committed to changing the way the world works.

    School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Programs offered by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences are designed to develop the knowledge, communication skills, and creativity required for success in a wide range of careers, from business to media and the arts, civic service to law. Taught by exceptional faculty in small classes, our students make use of strong collaborative partnerships and real-world connections to gain experience and confidence. They graduate ready to make an impact in their fields and our world.