Choosing your path from among Purdue Calumet’s 50 undergraduate and graduate majors is one way you’ll determine your future. Each major prepares you for a variety of career directions or post-graduate study.
Academically qualified students might choose to join the Honors Program, a community of like-minded students who share experiences, volunteer in the community, travel, serve as campus leaders and earn scholarships.
Students at Purdue Calumet have significantly more opportunities to become involved in research as an undergraduate than at similarly sized institutions. As students become engaged in research and studies, faculty members become their academic partners. These partnerships can develop into lifelong relationships that nurture careers.
“Purdue Calumet has students and faculty who truly care about your success. Taking classes is simply not enough to set you apart and differentiate yourself from the rest of the world. The Honors Program provides you with chances to network, make new friends, experience new things, and learn how to be successful. It may be challenging, but it is definitely worth it.”
Honors Program Student President
Purdue Calumet’s Colleges
The College of Business focuses on preparing students for success in a global competitive environment. Outstanding faculty, many of whom remain working in their field of expertise, lead students from the classroom into the working world with innovative and challenging learning experiences.
Purdue Calumet’s College of Education graduates more teachers, principals and mental health and school counselors than any program in northern Indiana. Students have the chance to work directly in K-12 classrooms early in their teacher training.
The College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science is a leader in meeting the challenges of a high-tech, knowledge-based economy. Internationally respected faculty help produce some of the most successful engineers, scientists, healthcare professionals, and educators.
The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences offers a balanced approach to attaining a degree. You’ll gain a grounding in the historical, social and political context of your chosen subject, as well as practical knowledge of how to apply new skills. The college sponsors an annual, regional undergraduate research conference during which students can present their work and have it reviewed at an early stage of their academic careers.
Purdue Calumet’s College of Nursing is the largest in Northwest Indiana and has high pass rates on nursing licensure exams. Highly competitive programs give students opportunities to enter the field, transition into nursing or complete their degree requirements.
The College of Technology partners with business and industry to give students opportunities to solve real-world problems, leading to internships and jobs. Purdue Calumet’s technology programs have been recognized as the best in Northwest Indiana.
For a complete list of majors offered at Purdue Calumet, refer to the inside back cover of this publication. To learn more about Purdue Calumet’s majors, programs, interdisciplinary degree options and the career opportunities they lead to, visit the Academic Programs web page.