Customize Your Education

You are an explorer. You love tracing the connections between topics. As you look at the list of possible degrees, you don’t know how to choose. Can you pick two? Maybe three?


We have the perfect degree for you. Our Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies allows you to focus your studies in two to three areas. You pick your concentration subjects and ​​​​complete 42 hours, which is the requirement for the major specifically. After you graduate, you’re qualified for multiple career paths and ready for success as a well-educated and versatile employee.

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Why You’ll Love Interdisciplinary Studies at Belhaven

Christian Worldview

You are challenged to think critically and analytically about who God is — and who you are — as we equip you to fulfill your calling to glorify God and be a blessing to the world.

Affordability & Aid

You gain an impressive education at an affordable price. We offer discounts and financial aid packages to help you achieve your dreams.

Caring Faculty

Our faculty members are accomplished in their fields, and they’re dedicated to helping you understand complex subjects. They know you by name, and they push you to succeed at the highest level.


Learn what you want to know. This versatile degree allows you to study two to three topics instead of the one you’re typically limited to with a college degree.

80 Areas of Study

A traditional liberal arts program grounded in our Christian worldview

13:1 Student/Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean big opportunities

1883 Founding Date

Our rich heritage of excellent educational opportunities spans nearly 140 years

What Can You Do With an Interdisciplinary Studies Degree?

Whatever you are called to do. Your specific focus areas will shape your likely career paths. However, the following careers often demand the mental agility and ability to synthesize multiple perspectives that your degree will have honed:

  • Business analyst
  • Corporate trainer
  • Event planner
  • Human resources coordinator
  • Marketing specialist
  • Public relations specialist
  • Real estate agent
  • Sales manager
  • Social services director
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Why Trust Belhaven With Your Future?

Our quality is recognized by SACSCOC, which grants our institutional accreditation and authority to award associate, bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral-level degrees. Plus, we’re consistently recognized by organizations like U.S. News & World Report for our academic excellence, commitment to community service, expert faculty, and overall value.

Importance of Accreditation

Interdisciplinary Studies: What You’ll Learn

Our Motto: A Commitment to Service

The Belhaven University motto, “To serve, not to be served,” is adapted from Matthew 20:28. In these scriptures, Jesus establishes the concept of servant leadership. We follow His example by encouraging our students to live a humble life full of selfless service.

Contact Us

Office of Admission

Phone: 601-968-5940

Mailing Address:
1500 Peachtree Street, Box 153
Jackson, MS 39202

For campus visit:
Jimmy Hood Welcome Center
855 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202

Fax: 601-300-2932

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Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13