A student describes her academic research at a poster session during the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.


Whether students come to Carolina undecided on a major or with one in mind, they will find that the University opens the door to a universe of knowledge. Students take classes they’ve always wanted to take, or they delve into something unknown. Some students invest time in groundbreaking research while others mirror their study of history books with the use of digital technologies. Others find a path into one of Carolina’s many professional schools.  Some try a little of everything. Carolina offers classes abroad, on campus or online. Whatever path our students choose, the academic experience at Carolina prepares them to make a difference in the world.

Scroll down for links to schools, departments, programs and curricula, and centers and institutes.

Schools & Colleges

Exterior of the Gillings School of Global Public HealthCarolina offers 78 bachelor’s, 112 master’s, 68 doctorate and seven professional degree programs through its 14 schools and the College of Arts and Sciences. The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education serves adult learners through credit and noncredit course offerings.


Kenan-Flagler Business School professor Bob Connolly talks with a class.Carolina’s academic departments offer fields of study across many disciplines. If you know what subject you’d like to explore, the A-Z list can point you there or you can search by interest area for a different twist on your favorite topic.

Programs & Curricula

Programs and CurriculaThe varied programs and curricula at Carolina help students turn their academic interests into enriching experiences.  These experiences benefit from a cross-disciplinary approach from faculty in different departments.

Programs & Curricula A-Z