Find the degree for you

What do you want to study? What career path are you interested in pursuing? Iowa State has nearly 200 majors and minors to choose from. Explore by college or interest area to find what's right for you.​

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Pre-professional programs

Iowa State University is a great place to prepare for careers that require professional school training, such as medical school, law school or veterinary school. An undergraduate degree from Iowa State sets you up for success during the competitive application process at professional schools.

Pre-med and pre-health Pre-law

Opportunities after graduation

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    Graduate programs

    Pursue your academic curiosity with master's and Ph.D. programs in the Graduate College. Graduate students participate in cutting-edge research and creative programs led by distinguished faculty at the top of their fields.

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    Veterinary Medicine

    From research to specialized or general practice, there are many options for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Fourth-year vet med students choose from four species-specific tracks -- small animal, food animal, mixed animal and equine.

Learning outside the classroom

Online degrees and programs

Iowa State Online: A career in the making

Complete an unfinished bachelor's degree, add a graduate degree, or strengthen professional skills. Choose from more than 70 degrees and certificates taught by Iowa State University faculty.