Sometimes you know exactly what you want to study in college—and that’s the perfect opportunity to pursue your degree at a school that specializes in your field of interest. Whether you’re ready to pursue nursing, health care, ministry, aviation, or something similar, this list of colleges and institutes in the Midwest is worth checking out. You’ll find well-respected programs and tight-knit communities that will enhance your learning experience inside and outside the classroom. If a school sounds especially interesting to you, just click the green “Connect me” button to request more information. Finding your specialty has never been so easy!
Grace College & Seminary
Grace College & Seminary is an evangelical Christian community of higher education located in Winona Lake, Indiana. The College offers more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations as well as a variety of master’s programs, while Grace Theological Seminary offers several Master of Divinity programs plus a Master of Arts in Chaplaincy, Local Church Ministry, and more. Students have the option to earn a three-year bachelor’s degree plus a master’s with one additional year of study, and professors integrate faith in every degree offered, with many classes including prayer and weekly devotions.
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science is a private college specializing in allied health education with campuses in Rochester, Minnesota; Phoenix, Arizona; and Jacksonville, Florida. While the College offers 140+ academic programs across 50 health sciences areas for upper-level students, more than 200 undergraduate students are also enrolled, pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Medical Laboratory Science, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Radiation Therapy, Surgical First Assistant, and more. Students enjoy small classes, an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, and early exposure to hands-on clinical work with patient care teams.
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Moody Bible Institute
Moody Bible Institute is a private church-affiliated institution located in Chicago, Illinois. Students can choose from more than 20 areas of study, including Biblical Studies, Languages, and Preaching; Intercultural Studies; Communication; Jewish Studies; Missionary Aviation Technology (offered on the Spokane campus); and much more. Moody offers a foundational knowledge of the Bible and theology in all academic programs, while ministry experiences, chapel, internships, conferences, and mission trips help students learn outside the classroom.
Sterling College is a private Christian college located in Sterling, Kansas—65 miles from Wichita. The College offers more than 80 programs of study—including majors in Christian Ministries, Christian Thought, Biblical Studies, and other liberal arts fields—as well as interdisciplinary studies, pre-professional options, education licensure, and more. Students also have the opportunity to grow spiritually by exploring their faith, attending weekly chapel services, joining a Bible study with peers, or traveling domestically or internationally through mission trips.
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