Step on campus and you’ll know you’re home. Feel the Bellarmine hospitality firsthand – where you’ll never be another name on the roster. At Bellarmine, you’ll receive a personalized education from passionate professors and learn with students who are as eager as you.
Bellarmine programs are grounded in the inclusive Catholic tradition of educational excellence. We’re global thinkers and truth seekers. Knowledge enlightens us; community holds us together. Join us — find your program below.
Learn the tactical accounting skills your career needs to succeed — in addition to the business acumen, interpersonal communication, and ethical awareness of a well-rounded professional.
Gain the aesthetic training and technical knowledge needed for a career in the creative economy. Learn within small classes, internships, and the thriving local art community.
Couple business acumen with artistic sensibilities to prepare for a future in management of the fine and performing arts. Students in this program also earn a minor in Business Administration.
Gain a fundamental knowledge of the sciences in this program that integrates chemistry and biology. Students dive deep into learning that stimulates creative thinking and effective problem-solving through scientific experimentation.
Master the principles and practices of biological sciences in this broad, contemporary curriculum. Biology students have the opportunity to participate in research with faculty, as well as to pursue studies abroad.
Understand the core business functions and skills needed in a globalizing world. Students must articulate business concepts in presentations and written communications and analyze ethical business problems.
Gain a deeper understanding of chemistry and its applications in diverse fields such as biology, physics, geology, and environmental studies. Students master fundamental concepts and apply them within the laboratory.
Learn about media in many different platforms, including newspaper, magazine, websites, television, film, radio, and social media. Select from the following areas of study within the major:
Analyze, design, and develop computer software and hardware. Learn to solve issues in programming, operating systems, computer networks, and software engineering.
Learn a broad liberal arts perspective on crime and society in this interdisciplinary program. Students develop research skills, theoretical insights, and practical experiences in the real world where these skills and insights can be applied.
Integrate the arts with digital technology in a number of areas, including:
Understand how scarce resources are allocated and develop the tools needed to understand a broad spectrum of economic logic and statistical analysis. Develop efficient outcomes while understanding equity, ethics, and morality.
Meet the diverse needs of today’s learners through a rewarding career in education. Graduates earn two teaching certifications, one in special education and one in one of the following areas:
Develop deep abilities in reading and writing through a variety of texts. Gain an in-depth understanding of diverse literary histories and their social and cultural contexts in our English program.
Gain a greater understanding of the impact humans have in the natural world. This program integrates life and physical sciences to examine the ecological processes and technologies needed to mitigate environmental problems.
Gain a mastery of environmental literacy and analyze environmental issues both on campus and throughout the region in this interdisciplinary program. Students gain the skills to work toward a more ecologically sustainable society.
Study how the human body responds to exercise and movement. This field encompasses health, wellness and fitness, and sport performance.
Study the theory and application of finance with a broad background in accounting and economics. Become a well-rounded critical thinker with this liberal arts curriculum.
Gain an understanding of global culture, language, geography, history, and politics in this interdisciplinary area of study. Students select one foreign language in which to master reading, writing, and verbal communication skills and develop a global competency through study abroad experiences.
Prepare for a range of career opportunities in health services and senior living. Learn to plan, organize, and achieve goals for health organizations. Students may select one of the following degree options:
Understand the broad spectrum of human experience in this liberal arts program. Students master research, analysis, and writing skills through the study of global historical and political perspectives.
This program is for students who wish to pursue a general degree in the liberal arts. Students tailor their studies to their individual interests and career aspirations.
Master logical analysis to reveal and understand relationships between numbers, functions, shapes, and sets. These programs engage students with this dual nature of mathematics, presenting the power of its methods and revealing the beauty of theory.
Students in this program provide the science that supports health-care decisions. Learn to analyze cells and fluids, identify disease-causing bacteria and viruses, and perform testing prior to transfusions and transplantation.
Learn from diverse courses, enriching music activities and ensembles, and individual attention from industry-experienced faculty in one of the following areas:
Gain the training and expertise needed for a thriving nursing career from distinguished faculty, a state-of-the art simulation laboratory, and clinical and practicum experiences. Students may select one of the following nursing tracks:
Uncover and understand the fundamental questions that stand at the center of human existence. Explore questions posed by the greatest thinkers from Greek antiquity to the present day.
Gain a foundational understanding of theoretical, computational, and experimental physics in an active learning environment. Participate in undergraduate research to hone your technical competency and analytical thinking.
Develop an understanding of American government, law, political theory, and international politics. Use humanistic and scientific perspectives and methodological approaches on the political dynamics of all regions of the world.
Preparation for a dental career begins at the undergraduate level. Gain the guidance and support needed to navigate dental school applications with our pre-dental program.
Prepare for law school at the undergraduate level with our Pre-Law professional program. Gain a competitive edge with curriculum analysis and suggested courses to develop the analytical skills needed for law.
Prepare for rigorous medical school applications and beyond with our Pre-Medical professional program. Receive guidance and support in order to meet entrance requirements and have a competitive edge in your medical school applications.
Gain a competitive edge and prepare for admission into pharmacy school with our Pre-Pharmacy professional program. Meet coursework and extra-curricular requirements needed for admittance.
Prepare for a rewarding career as a Physical Therapist with Bellarmine’s Pre-PT professional program. Pair a major of your choosing with this program. Work with advisors to meet course requirements and prepare for the application process.
Prepare for competitive veterinary school applications with the Bellarmine Pre-Veterinary Medicine professional program. Select a major and pair your studies with the guidance of the Pre-Veterinary program, which ensures you’ll meet the requirements needed for vet school applications.
Apply a scientific approach to the study of human behavior in our psychology program, which prepares students to work in a related discipline or to pursue graduate studies in psychology. Students may select from one of the following tracks:
Prepare for an engaging and in-demand career as a radiation therapist. Clinical rotations are performed at a variety of centers, giving students a full range of clinical procedures.
This program prepares students to become a respiratory therapist to treat patients with lung and heart disorders. Students develop intellectual, moral, ethical, and professional competencies needed to become a leader in the field.
Combine sociological theory with hands-on experience in internships and police ride-alongs. Social justice issues and the role of institutions in creating injustice are central to the learning experience.
This program enables students to explore sports administration through the lens of subjects grounded in the liberal arts as well as professional studies.
Develop skills in performance and production through immersion in literature and exposure to a performance practices. Collaboratively hone your artistic passions and understand how theatrical concepts represent the multiplicity of the human experience.
Understand how faith relates to the human experience and the world around us. Learn from a diverse faculty with expertise in biblical studies, historical and systematic theology, world Christianity, and theological ethics.
Prepare for a nursing career in this one-year program designed for individuals holding a bachelor’s degree in another field. Master the theoretical knowledge and clinical skills needed to join the health-care field as a registered nurse.
This program expands the knowledge of individuals who hold an EdS, and who are interested in the superintendent endorsement. Classes meet on weekends and are completed within two years, followed by a dissertation in the third year.
Available as a post-master’s program, or BSN-DNP, this program is for nurses seeking a terminal degree. Master evidence-based practice, quality improvement, clinical informatics, health care economics, and more. We also offer a Family Nurse Practitioner track within the MSN program. The DNP program includes two areas of focus to select from:
Improve the education, development, and experiences for specialized populations characterized by unique circumstances. Classes meet on weekends in an interactive and engaging cohort-based design, with a culminating dissertation component in the fourth year of the curriculum.
The program prepares students from diverse health-care backgrounds for collegiate teaching, leadership, and research careers. Meant for working professionals, this program is conducted in a blended format, combining online learning with engaging in-person classrooms.
Lead and progress within various higher education settings. Classes encompass relative topics, such as strategic planning, assessment, and multicultural and student development theory.
Exposure to the knowledge, skills, and treatments necessary to provide excellence in patient care from knowledgeable faculty. Experiences in service-driven settings, like our unique on-site service-learning clinic, provide valuable experiences.
This principal certification advanced program develops educators to face today’s challenges.
Master the field of communication through hands-on experiences and group analysis. Apply communication theory to current issues while understanding ethics and legalities across all media. Health-care concentration available.
This fully online program is for individuals holding initial teaching certification and looking to take their teaching to the next level. Learn to collaborate with stakeholders, make instructional decisions based on individual needs, and incorporate data into pedagogical decisions. Select from the following emphasis areas:
Open to individuals with a completed bachelor’s degree in any field, this program allows you to earn your teaching degree in one of the following grade levels:
Learn from full-time faculty with real-world experience. Benefit from mentorships, networking events, and personalized career services. Three program options are available:
Direct student learning through professional positions in student life, academic affairs, athletics, and administration in a variety of higher education settings. Gain an in-depth understanding of leadership theory and social justice within higher education.
This program of study is based on a core curriculum in health sciences and expanded into two specializations, which permits practicing professionals to assume advanced roles in health promotion and advocacy. Select from two areas of concentration:
Learn to analyze blood cells and body fluids, identify bacteria and viruses, and perform testing to support diagnoses.
Designed for individuals who hold a bachelor’s degree in another field, this two-year program leads to a career as a respiratory therapist. Graduates work in hospitals, home care, and rehabilitation centers. Students in this program may also specialize in one of the following areas:
Coordinate health care for active individuals as an athletic trainer, working in schools, hospitals, clinics, and other settings. Athletic trainers are prepared to master the following competencies:
Master the world of digital communications and prepare to apply digital media and technologies in a global workplace upon graduation. Students can also elect to pursue a Health Communication Concentration within the program.
Identify and address gaps in healthcare delivery and design with this online Master of Science in Nursing. This program prepares graduates in advanced practice nursing in order to lead change, promote health, and improve care. Students can select from a number of tracks, including:
Prepare to provide a wide range of preventive and acute health-care services to individuals of all ages. Students in this online program will complete selected clinical practica as part of the curriculum.
This MBA program is ideal for seasoned professionals with seven years of work experience, five of which are in a management or leadership position.Build on what you know and refine your business prowess in this accelerated format.
Designed for students holding a bachelor’s degree in another field, this program is ideal for those looking to launch an accounting career. Students can complete the program in as few as three semesters. Day and evening classes are available.
Designed for registered nurses who hold an MSN degree in another area of concentration, this non-degree program prepares students to take the FNP certification exams offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).Learn More
Open to students holding a bachelor’s degree in another field, this program prepares graduates for a career as a radiation therapist. This program can be completed within five semesters. Students enroll full-time and start in the fall.
This fully online program offers a best-practice, research-based curriculum with a foundation in the liberal arts. Candidates demonstrate proficiency to distinguished performance through the following criteria: individual course assessments, field and clinical evaluations, dispositional assessments, anchor assessments, and standardized exams.
At Bellarmine, 100% of undergraduate students are awarded financial aid, so your actual price tag is similar to big state schools. We believe that excellent private higher education is an investment in your future — and we strive to make it attainable for all our students.
You can be sure that your time at Bellarmine will be packed with experiential learning — all Bellarmine students are guaranteed internship and study abroad opportunities. Apply your classroom learnings by making connections in professional settings or across the globe in one of 68 countries.
You’ll graduate with your bachelor’s degree in four years or an additional year is on us — that’s our Bellarmine Guarantee. We’ll keep you on track to reaching your goals and setting out to chase your dreams. Your undergraduate education shouldn’t take more than four years — because the world is waiting for you.
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