Duke offers a rich array of academic programs that cross traditional boundaries and build on its strength as an interdisciplinary research university. These opportunities range from specialized programs and mentored research to hands-on community-based learning and international study. Students pursue scholarship tailored to their needs and interests in interdisciplinary areas such as global health inequalities, the social consequences of genetic differences, the demography of aging and fertility, neuropsychiatric disorders and the protection of the earth's resources through undergraduate majors and graduate degree programs.
Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Majors
African and African American Studies
Environmental Sciences & Policy
International Comparative Studies
Medieval & Renaissance Studies
Program II (self-designed major)
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Graduate Interdisciplinary Programs
Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program
Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
Master of Science in Global Health
Master of Humanities
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
Master/PhD in Public Policy
Master of International Development Policy
MD Third-Year Global Health Program
University Program in Genetics & Genomics
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