Academic Affairs, the largest unit in the University, provides instruction to matriculated students through its six colleges:
Students can choose from among 59 Undergraduate Programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Vocational Education. Students who are completing or have already completed a bachelor's degree can apply for admission to one of 54 Graduate Programs leading to a Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Music, Master of Social Work, the Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education, or the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. K-14 teaching credential preparation programs are available through various departments and the Charter College of Education and certificate programs through several of the Colleges.
Nonmatriculated students may enroll in credit or noncredit programs through the College of Extended Studies and International Programs, and complete professional development courses or certificate programs. Also, nonmatriculated students may enroll in regularly offered University credit courses on a space available basis, through Open University.
The John F. Kennedy Memorial Library provides the primary bibliographic and information resource for the curriculum of the University. The John F. Kennedy Memorial Library provides ready access to its million volume plus collection and extensive online knowledge resources which support the curriculum of the University.
Academic Affairs is administered through the following offices:
- Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
- Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs - Academic Personnel
- Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
- Dean of Graduate Studies and Research
- Dean of Undergraduate Studies
- Academic Affairs Administration
Other support services in central Academic Affairs include:
Also located within Academic Affairs are over 30 presidentially chartered centers, institutes and bureaus supporting the mission of the University.