Individualized Major

Your motivation is high, your resources limitless. The doors of Boston are open to you. Make your major completely your own.


Students who pursue an individualized major are pioneers. Whether it's a highly-specialized topic or a new field of study that merges several of your passions, the individualized major is designed for students whose career goals and intellectual interests can best be served through a carefully-constructed individualized program.

Students who choose an individualized major are highly-motivated, self-directed learners who work closely with a faculty advisor throughout their program. It is best to begin planning for your individualized major program as early in your academic career as possible. Learn more through your Academic Advisor or the Office of Academic Affairs.

Recent individualized major programs have included:

  • Art History
  • Biological and Psychological Health Science
  • Creative Therapies
  • Design Management
  • Digital Photography
  • Environmental Science & Sustainability
  • Film Studies - Screenwriting
  • Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Human Development & Physiology
  • Information Technology - Communication Network Administration
  • International Economics
  • Music Cognition
  • Photojournalism

The Emmanuel Effect

Emmanuel College graduates can be found making their mark at leading companies and organizations all over the city of Boston, across the country and around the world. But their path to success and fulfillment starts on campus, with a commitment to achieve at the highest level in their studies, in leadership roles and in student clubs and organizations, while engaging in purposeful work that honors their obligations to their communities and the wider world.

View Our Real World Outcomes


of 2020 graduates who were seeking employment had found a job (by one year after graduation)


of 2020 graduates who were seeking admission to graduate school had been accepted (by one year after graduation)

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Emmanuel is a place where students broaden their sense of what’s possible and prepare for inspiring careers in an ever-changing world. Be here.