Emerson College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc and has many undergraduate degrees and a few graduate ones. The undergraduate academic programs include Journalism, Political Communication: Leadership, Politics and Social Advocacy, Marketing Communications, Acting, Theatre Education, Theatre Studies, Film, Radio, Interactive Media, Writing for Film and Television, Writing, Literature and Publishing, Documentary Production and many more.
Students may also declare a minor in their studies. Some minors offered at Emerson College include Sociology, Poetry, Photography, Science, Dance, Philosophy, Women and Gender Studies, Marketing, Music Appreciation and many more. These can act as a complement to the declared major or be used to help make them more attractive to prospective upon graduation.