Academic Structure of Indiana University (Bloomington)

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The Office of the Provost at Indiana University Bloomington oversees the academic programs, research, and policies of 16 schools on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Together, these units offer more than 550 individual degree programs and majors.[1]

College of Arts and Sciences[edit]

School of Art + Design[edit]

School of Global and International Studies[edit]

The Media School[edit]

  • Communication Science
  • Cinema and Media Studies
  • Journalism
  • Media Arts and Production


The College of Arts and Sciences is academically organized into 42 departments:

  • Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies
Student Building houses Geography and Anthropology Departments
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Department of Apparel Merchandising and Interior Design
  • Department of Art History
  • Department of Astronomy
  • Department of Biology
  • Department of Central Eurasian Studies
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Classical Studies
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Comparative Literature
  • Department of Criminal Justice
  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • Department of Economics
  • Department of English
  • Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology
  • Department of French and Italian
  • Department of Germanic Studies
  • Department of Gender Studies
  • Department of Geography
  • Department of Geological Sciences
  • Department of History
  • Department of the History and Philosophy of Science
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
  • Department of Religious Studies
  • Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance
  • Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts (SoFA)
    • Department of Studio Art

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics
  • Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior
  • Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Center for the Study of Global Change
  • College Arts & Humanities Institute
  • Creole Institute
  • (Linda and Jack) Gill Center for Biomolecular Science
  • Indiana Geological Survey
  • Indiana Molecular Biology Institute
  • Institute for European Studies
  • Medieval Studies Institute
  • Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions
  • Russian and East European Institute
  • Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis

Research Laboratories[edit]

  • Cyclotron Facility
  • Department of Language and Computer Laboratories


  • American Historical Review
  • Indiana Journal of Hispanic Literatures
  • Indiana Review


Academic Residences[edit]

  • Collins Living-Learning Center
  • Global Village Living-Learning Center

Jacobs School of Music[edit]


The Jacobs School of Music is academically organized into 22 departments:

  • Department of Ballet
  • Department of Bands
  • Department of Brass
  • Department of Choral Conducting
  • Department of Composition
  • Department of Early Music
  • Department of Guitar
  • Department of Harp
  • Department of Instrumental Conducting
  • Department of Jazz Studies
  • Department of Music Education
  • Department of Music in General Studies
  • Department of Music Theory
  • Department of Musicology
  • Department of Opera Studies
  • Department of Organ
  • Department of Percussion
  • Department of Piano
  • Department of Recording Arts
  • Department of Strings
  • Department of Voice
  • Department of Woodwinds

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Electronic and Computer Music
  • Center for the History of Music Theory and Literature
  • Early Music Institute
  • Latin American Music Center
  • (William and Gayle) Cook Music Library

Kelley School of Business[edit]


The Kelley School of Business is academically organized into nine departments:

  • Department of Accounting
  • Department of Business Communication
  • Department of Business Economics and Public Policy
  • Department of Business Law
  • Department of Finance
  • Department of Information Systems
  • Department of Management
  • Department of Marketing
  • Department of Operations and Decisions Technologies

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Brand Leadership
  • Center for Econometric Model Research
  • Center for Education & Research in Retailing
  • Center for International Business Education & Research
  • Center for Real Estate Studies
  • Indiana Business Research Center
  • Institute for Corporate Governance
  • Institute for Global Sales Studies
  • Institute for Urban Transportation
  • Johnson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence

School of Education[edit]

School of Education


The School of Education is academically organized into five departments:

  • Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology
  • Department of Curriculum and Instruction
  • Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Department of Instructional Systems Technology
  • Department of Language Education

School of Public Health-Bloomington (formerly the School of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation)[edit]


The School of Public Health-Bloomington is academically organized into five departments:

  • Department of Applied Health Science
  • Department of Environmental Health
  • Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
  • Department of Kinesiology
  • Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Studies

Research and Professional Institutes, Centers, and Affiliated Programs[edit]


  • Bradford Woods Outdoor and Leadership Center
  • Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention
  • Center for Sexual Health Promotion
  • Center for Sport Policy and Conduct
  • Center for Student Leadership Development
  • Counsilman Center for the Science of Swimming
  • Indiana Prevention Resource Center
  • National Center on Accessibility
  • Wynn F. Updyke Center for Physical Activity

Institutes & Working Groups

  • Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands
  • Leisure Research Institute
  • Tobacco Control and Wellness Research Working Group


  • Adapted Physical Education Lab
  • Applied Health Behavior Research Laboratory
  • Biomechanics Lab
  • Human Performance Lab
  • Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
  • Nutrition Science Laboratories
  • Oxidative Stress Environmental Analysis Core Laboratory
  • Underwater Science Lab

Affiliated Programs

  • Academic Diving Program
  • Dance Studio
  • Dick Enberg Distance Learning Studio
  • Executive Development Program
  • Great Lakes Park Training Institute
  • Counsilman Center Indiana Swim Team (CCiST)
  • Institute for Outdoor Leadership and Education
  • Outdoor Pool
  • The President's Challenge
  • Royer Pool
  • Sports Medicine Facilities
  • Tennis Center
  • Tourism Research and Education Consortium (TREC)

School of Informatics and Computing[edit]


Lindley Hall houses the Department of Computer Science

The School of Informatics and Computing is academically organized into two departments:

  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Informatics

School of Journalism[edit]

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center for Constitutional Democracy in Plural Societies
  • Center for Law, Society, and Culture
  • Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

Division of Labor Studies[edit]

Maurer School of Law[edit]

The Law School


  • Community Legal Clinic
  • Conservation Law Clinic
  • Disability Law Clinic
  • Elder Law Clinic
  • Elmore Entrepreneurship Law Clinic
  • Viola J. Taliaferro Family and Children Mediation Clinic
  • Federal Courts Clinic
  • Nonprofit Legal Clinic

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Center on the Global Legal Profession
  • Center for Constitutional Democracy
  • Center for Law, Society, and Culture
  • Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

School of Library and Information Science[edit]

SLIS occupies the ground floor of the West Tower of the main library building (center left)


  • Master of Information Science (MIS)
  • Master of Library Science (MLS)
  • Dual Degrees, Specializations, and Certificates
  • Ph.D. in Information Science

SLIS-related Research Groups[3][edit]

  • Center for Research on Mediated Interaction (CROMI)
  • Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science (CNS) Center
  • Digital Library Program (DLP) - Indiana University
  • Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics (RKCSI)
  • Semantic Web Lab (SWL)

School of Optometry[edit]

School of Public and Environmental Affairs[edit]

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs is academically organized into two departments:

  • Department of Public Affairs
  • Department of Environmental Science

School of Social Work[edit]

University Graduate School[edit]

School: Office of the Vice Provost of Research (OVPR)[4][edit]