The Memphis, Tennessee and North Mississippicampus of Belhaven University, previously Belhaven College, offers an accelerated adult education and graduate degrees that enable working adults to fit a quality, higher education into their busy schedule and budget. Taught by field specialists in small classes, the program provides a relevant education within a Christian worldview.
Belhaven's curriculum combines the latest theory and practice with a focus on developing the character needed to be an ethical leader in today's complex and fast-changing world. Classes meet just once a week and contain only 15-25 students each, ensuring a personal, mentoring professor-student relationship.
If you are in the Mid-South region, check out all of Belhaven's accelerated degree programs, which are created for students from all career paths and any stage of life.
With 130 years of experience, Belhaven is committed to helping students learn in an environment best suited for them. That is why Belhaven offers a wide variety of adult degree programs both online or at 6 campus locations.
Bachelor of Arts in Social Services
with Christian Ministries Concentration
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Health Administration
Bachelor of Science in Management
Certificate in Biblical Ministry (MCUTS)
Master of Arts in Teaching (DeSoto campus only)
Master of Business Administration **
with Leadership Concentration **
with Sports Administration Concentration **
with Human Resources Concentration **
with Health Administration Concentration **
Master of Education - Elementary or Secondary Emphasis
Master of Education - Educational Technology Emphasis
Master of Education - National Board Emphasis
Master of Education in Reading Literacy
Master of Health Administration
Master of Public Administration
Master of Science in Leadership ***
with Human Resources Concentration
Master of Sports Administration
Belhaven University is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by Belhaven University, please visit www.state.tn.us/thec and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.
* AA (The Memphis campus is only approved to offer the AA in General Studies at this time, other concentrations reflected in the catalog are approved at other campuses)
** MBA (Students wishing to declare a concentration within the MBA degree will need to take the concentration courses through Belhaven’s online program as these are not approved to be offered on ground in Memphis)
*** MSL (Students wishing to declare a concentration within the MSL degree will need to take the concentration courses through Belhaven’s online program as these are not approved to be offered on ground in Memphis).
Established in 1883, Belhaven University is a nationally recognized college, and is accredited by both the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education. Among other distinctions, Belhaven University has repeatedly been named among "America's Best College Buys," and is listed as one of "America's Best Colleges," by U.S. News and World Report.
Why we are different:
Degree programs are taught from a Christian worldview.
Our classes are affordable - we are repeatedly named to "Best College Buys."
Use of textbooks is included in tuition.
Classes meet only one night a week.
We make the admission process easy - we even pay for transcripts!