Memphis and Desoto Campuses Add New Degrees

October 1, 2014 (Jackson) - Belhaven University's Memphis and Desoto campuses have added new programs to their degree offerings. Belhaven Memphis now offers three new degrees that include:

Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology 
Bachelor of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies 
Master of Science in Leadership with Ministry Concentration

Belhaven Desoto offers eight new degrees on campus that include the following:

Associate of Arts in Business
Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies
Certificate in Biblical Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies 
Bachelor of Arts in Social Services 
Bachelor of Arts in Social Services with Christian Ministries Concentration
Master of Science in Leadership with Ministry Concentration

The Associate of Arts in Business helps students earn the general education credit requirements needed to continue and complete a four-year bachelor's degree.

The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies is for students who want to further their study in biblical ministry and is a gateway to a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies.

A Certificate in Biblical Studies is for students who desire a working knowledge of the Bible. Classes such as interpretation, doctrine and ministry will deepen students’ understanding of the Bible.

The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies is an in-depth study and application of the Bible. Early in the curriculum, students are given the necessary background and skills to interpret the Bible as the inspired, infallible Word of God. Students who earn this degree can go into ministry positions such pastor, counselor, therapist or teacher.

Students’ who earn a Bachelor of Arts in Social Services will learn how to understand and apply social service principles in their careers and have a greater impact helping individuals, families and communities in a wide range of social service settings. 

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Services with a Christian Ministries Concentration is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge and prepare students for future study in the field of social services in the context of Christian ministries. Students will study human behavior and mental processes within a Christian worldview context.

The Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology provides a foundation of knowledge in the major subject fields of psychology. The program will develop the students’ abilities to understand and to apply psychology in careers such as case workers, family services, social services, counseling and community relations.

The Bachelor of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies offers students a unique opportunity to enhance their education and individually format their curriculum. Students complete their course work from three area concentrations, rather than a single subject major.

The Master of Science in Leadership with Ministry Concentration is designed for students who want to develop their administration roles for church, parachurch or other ministry organizations. The program enhances a student’s comprehension of the social, political, interpersonal and economic forces as they affect the decision-making process within an organization.

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