Academic Program Planning and Authorization

Procedures for Graduate and Undergraduate Degree Planning


New Degree Requests Submitted to UNC System Office, 2002-Present

This list dates back only to 2002.  For a comprehensive list of all active and discontinued UNC Charlotte programs, including their dates established and/or discontinued, please visit the UNC Academic Program Inventory online at https://prep.northcarolina.edu, log in (top right of screen), and then click the API tab (top left) after logging in. 

Degree Request for
Preliminary
Authorization
Request to
Establish
Status
Anthropology, M.A.   Apr 2008 Authorized [Aug 2010]
Applied Energy and Electromechanical Systems, M.S. Aug 2012 Jul 2013 Authorized [Sep 2013]
Architecture, M.S. Dec 2016 May 2017 Authorized [Sep 2017]
Art History, B.A.   May 2006 Authorized [Jun 2006]
Arts Administration, M.A.   May 2002 Discontinued [Mar 2009]
Athletic Training, M.S. Jan 2017 Sep 2017 Authorized [Nov 2017]
Bioinformatics, P.S.M.   Mar 2007 Authorized [May 2007]
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Ph.D. Apr 2008 Jun 2010 Authorized [Jan 2011]
Business Administration, D.B.A. May 2014 Feb 2015 Authorized [Sep 2015]
Business Administration, Ph.D. Apr 2004 Apr 2005 Authorized [Jan 2006]
Civil Engineering, Ph.D. Jan 2017 Dec 2017 Authorized [Jul 2018]
Clinical Exercise Physiology, M.S. [renamed Kinesiology, M.S.]   May 2004 Authorized [Sep 2004]
Computer Engineering, M.S. Dec 2018 Dec 2019 Authorized [Mar 2020]
Construction and Facilities Management, MSCFM   Dec 2009 Authorized [Jun 2010]
Construction Management, B.S.   May 2006 Authorized [Jun 2006]
Curriculum and Instruction, Ph.D.   Sep 2002 Authorized [May 2003]
Cybersecurity, M.S. Sep 2015 Jun 2016 Authorized [July 2016]
Data Science, B.S. Aug 2018 Dec 2019 Authorized [Mar 2020]
Data Science and Business Analytics, M.S., P.S.M. Feb 2013 Aug 2013 Authorized [Feb 2014]
Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, Ph.D. Jan 2015 Aug 2015 Authorized [May 2016]
Ethics and Applied Philosophy, M.A.   Apr 2006 Authorized [Jun 2006]
Fire Protection and Administration, M.F.P.A. [renamed Fire Protection and Safety Management, M.S.]   Dec 2009 Authorized [Jun 2010]
Geography and Urban Regional Analysis, Ph.D. Sep 2004 Sep 2005 Authorized [May 2006]
Gerontology, M.A.     Discontinued [Jan 2020]
Graphic Design, B.F.A. Feb 2019 Jan 2020 Authorized [May 2020]
Health Informatics, M.S. [renamed Health Informatics and Analytics, M.S.]   Mar 2011 Authorized [Sep 2011]
Health Psychology, Ph.D. Sep 2003 Dec 2004 Authorized [May 2005]
Health Services Research, Ph.D. Sep 2003 Sep 2004 Authorized [May 2005]
Health Systems Management, B.S. Oct 2015 Jun 2016 Authorized [Dec 2016]
Infrastructure and Environmental Systems, Ph.D.   Apr 2003 Authorized [Nov 2003]
Interdisciplinary Studies, B.A. Jan 2018 May 2021 Pending
Japanese Studies, B.A.   Aug 2008 Authorized [Apr 2010]
Latin American Studies, B.A.   Nov 2003 Authorized [Jan 2004]
Latin American Studies, M.A.   Nov 2006 Authorized [Feb 2007]
Management, M.S. May 2016 Sep 2016 Authorized [May 2017]
Mathematical Finance, M.S.   Mar 2003 Authorized [May 2003]
Meteorology, B.S.   May 2004 Authorized [Sep 2004]
Nanoscale Science, Ph.D. Apr 2005 Apr 2006 Authorized [Jan 2007]
Neurodiagnostics and Sleep Science, B.S.   Jun 2011 Authorized [Apr 2012]
Nursing Practice, D.N.P. Dec 2010 Sep 2012 Authorized [Feb 2013]
Optics, M.S. [renamed Optical Science and Engineering, M.S.]   Apr 2002 Authorized [Sep 2002]
Organizational Science, Ph.D. Apr 2004 Apr 2005 Authorized [Jan 2006]
Professional Studies, B.S. Oct 2019 May 2021 Pending
Public Health, B.S.P.H.   Jan 2007 Authorized [Mar 2007]
Public Health Sciences, Ph.D. Mar 2009 Jan 2013 Authorized [Aug 2013]
Real Estate, M.S.R.E.   May 2010 Authorized [Nov 2011]
Religious Studies, M.A.   May 2002 Authorized [Sep 2002]
Respiratory Care, M.S. Dec 2015 Apr 2016 Authorized [Oct 2016]
Respiratory Therapy, B.S.R.T.   Apr 2007 Authorized [May 2007]
Sports Marketing and Management, M.B.A.   May 2006 Discontinued
Systems Engineering, B.S.S.E.   May 2007 Authorized [Sep 2007]
Urban Design, M.U.D.   Mar 2008 Authorized [Jun 2008]
Urban Education, M.Ed. Feb 2018 May 2018 Authorized [Oct 2018]
Writing, Rhetoric, and Digital Studies, B.A. May 2018 Jan 2019 Authorized [Sep 2019]