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At Belmont University, we recognize that no two students are alike. Every student has a unique set of interests, talents and goals.

That's why we offer an extensive array of options, with 12 colleges featuring more than 100 different majors for students to choose from. With such a wide variety of paths to pursue, you can uniquely tailor your studies to your interests and abilities.

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O'More College of Architecture & Design

Belmont University's O'More College of Architecture & Design celebrates the power of design to transform people, communities, cultures and the world. With majors in architecture, interior design, fashion design and fashion merchandising, O'More students are poised to make an impact both in Nashville and beyond. With a heritage spanning five decades, O'More innovates upon tradition to serve contemporary needs of culture, societies, institutions and individuals.

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Watkins College of Art

Belmont University's Watkins College of Art is committed to providing students with an intensive education in the visual arts in an effort to cultivate their professional, aesthetic, intellectual and personal development. Watkins offers nine majors and six minors in art and design areas, as well as a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in the Visual Arts program. With a foundation in the classic principles of art and design along with a commitment to teaching the most relevant advanced technologies in a community of learning and service, our degrees prepare graduates to find meaningful careers in their fields.

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Jack C. Massey College of Business

The Jack C. Massey College of Business is the only private college or university in Tennessee accredited by AACSB International for both business and accounting. Massey students benefit from innovative learning experiences, both academic and practical, in and out of the classroom, led by faculty with globally recognized academic pedigrees and industry experience. Massey offers 15 undergraduate programs and four distinct distinctive graduate business programs to help you grow professionally and achieve your goals.

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College of Education

Belmont University's College of Education provides students with the perfect environment to realize their dreams of becoming educators. Students benefit from a combination of theoretical and practical instruction, enabling them to fully prepare for a future in education that is both powerful and impactful. By working side-by-side with experienced professionals, Belmont’s College of Education equips students with the tools needed to cultivate their talents so that they can become inspiring teachers who not only contribute to others’ lives through education, but also gain tremendous rewards from doing so.

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Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business

The Mike Curb College of Entertainment and Music Business prepares students for operational, administrative, creative and technical careers in various music and media entertainment-related industries. The college offers three undergraduate degrees (B.A., B.F.A., B.S. & B.B.A.), nine areas of study (audio engineering technology, creative & entertainment industries, emerging media, journalism, motion pictures, media production, music business, publishing and songwriting, and sports administration), a graduate degree (M.S.) with a major in Audio Engineering and maintains an elective specialization in entertainment and music business within the Master's of Business Administration degree (M.B.A.).

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Gordon E. Inman College of Nursing

The Gordon E. Inman College of Nursing is renowned for providing a high-quality nursing education based on its 50 years of excellence. At Inman College, students can find faculty members who are both knowledgeable and compassionate, eager to provide mentorship and guidance in nursing or nurse practitioner careers. Furthermore, Inman College's interprofessional clinical environments give students an opportunity to experience what it will be like working alongside different types of healthcare providers in the real world.

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College of Law

The College of Law offers an established professional program that produces highly esteemed attorneys equipped to positively impact the legal community. This education goes far beyond providing challenging academics – it also enables students to gain real-world experience, establish a service-minded approach and develop strong leadership skills within the community. Students of this institution receive an education that faithfully aligns with Belmont's mission and vision and culminates in practice-ready graduates who proudly embody moral standards and ethics.

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College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

The College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences combines traditional academic instruction in the humanities, social sciences and leadership studies with an awareness of the surrounding global environment. With nearly 20 undergraduate majors and three graduate programs, students are exposed to hands-on learning experiences within their field of interest, as well as internship opportunities, enabling them to become fully engaged learners.

Schools & Departments

  • School of Humanities
  • School of Social Sciences
  • School of Theology & Christian Ministry
  • Global Leadership Studies
  • Legal Studies

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Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine

The Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University guides students to become well-rounded future clinicians by grounding them in foundational sciences and helping develop their clinical decision-making skills. Students at Belmont gain a deep understanding of how physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs affect health care along with an awareness of the socioeconomic factors that encourage or discourage access to medical care. Belmont strives to mold students into physicians who treat patients holistically and advocate for change that will help improve healthcare systems.

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College of Music & Performing Arts

The College of Music and Performing Arts brings together ambitious students from all backgrounds with unique perspectives. Professional guidance and theoretical knowledge allow students to gain insight into the creative process, while the college's environment encourages the exploration of the idea that anything is possible. The college is home to virtually limitless creative options across its range of departments, giving aspiring musicians and performing artists the opportunity to hone their craft and stand out on the world stage. With its forward-thinking mindset and extensive resources, CMPA provides an exceptional experience for those looking to make a mark in their field.

Schools & Departments

  • School of Music
  • Department of Theatre and Dance

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College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences offers an array of highly respected programs to meet the needs of professionals in the healthcare field. With multiple tracks, providing a range of options for graduates entering the field, Belmont is committed to equipping students with needed skills, knowledge and experience to provide quality care within the ever changing healthcare environment.

Schools & Departments

  • Pharmacy
  • School of Occupational Therapy
  • School of Physical Therapy
  • School of Social Work
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Exercise Science
  • Mental Health Counseling

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College of Sciences & Mathematics

The College of Sciences & Mathematics challenges students to use scientific and mathematical knowledge as a dynamic way of viewing the world. Through creative problem-solving and active learning strategies, students learn to apply scientific principles while analyzing evidence, reflections on data and manipulating patterns. Our faculty bring years of interdisciplinary experience and expertise, enabling students to understand how science underlies our daily lives. With these resources, Belmont cultivates future scientists with the skills to think critically and effectively communicate unique insights into complex challenges.

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Interdisciplinary Studies & Global Education

Interdisciplinary Studies & Global Education (ISGE) provides opportunities for students to explore the complexities of our increasingly interconnected and interdependent world in a comprehensive way. With a focus on real-world applications and critical thinking, Belmont University's ISGE program prepares students for success as tomorrow's professionals in a variety of cultural, political, economic, social, technological and spiritual settings. Programs include:

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University College Adult Degree Programs

Designed to meet the needs of busy working adults, Belmont's University College offers degrees in the following areas: Accounting, General Business, Liberal Studies (self-design), Ministry, Public Relations Management, RN-BSN and Social Work. Our program provides opportunities for students to complete their degrees on a flexible schedule.

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Belmont Online

Belmont Online is committed to being your partner for online education and guide on your professional development journey, pairing the excellence and personal touch that are a hallmark of a Belmont education with the flexibility and convenience of online courses, certificates and even full degree programs.

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