Belmont University

Nashville, TN

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A Place to Belong

Belmont University is home to nearly 8,200 students who come from every state and more than 25 countries. Committed to being a leader among teaching universities, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service. With more than 25 master’s programs and five doctoral degrees, there's no limit to the ways Belmont can expand an individual's horizon.

Graduate and professional programs
Belmont's graduate programs provide you access to one of America's finest private universities—where you can enjoy the benefits of smaller classes, more personal attention, and a strong emphasis on mentoring. Graduate degrees are offered at both the master's and doctoral level, many with a flexible format designed for the working professional. All programs are career focused to improve your chances for success after graduation.

Jack C. Massey College of Business
• Professional Master of Business Administration
• Accelerated Master of Business Administration
• Healthcare Master of Business Administration
• Master of Accountancy

Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business
• Audio Engineering 

Gordan E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing
• Nursing
• Occupational Therapy
• Physical Therapy 

College of Pharmacy
• Pharmacy 

College of Law
• Law

College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
• English
• Strategic Communication & Leadership
• Sport Administration 

College of Music & Performing Arts
• Church Music
• Commercial Music
• Composition
• Multiple Woodwinds
• Music Education
• Pedagogy
• Performance 

Watkins College of Art
• Fine Arts 

College of Theology & Christian Ministry
• Mental Health Counseling 

School of Education
• Teacher Licensure
• Teacher Leadership

What Our Students Say...
“Belmont Law helped me gain the confidence I needed to pursue a legal career abroad.” — Daniela Quintero, Law

“One of the things I appreciate most about the Massey MBA program is the small classes. The intimate setting has allowed me to make meaningful connections with my classmates and professors.” — Ashley Francisco, Accountancy 

“In terms of my experience at Belmont, it has been a true privilege to learn from faculty that really care about you and your success.” — Riguin Zengotita Borges, Pharmacy

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144 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Adult & Geriatric Nursing                
Art and Fine Arts                
BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP)                
BSN to MSN Programs                
Business-Management, MS/MA              
Children's Literature              
Clinical Care Nursing                
Communication & Leadership              
Communication Studies              
Communications Management              
Comparative Literature              
Corporate Communication              
Counseling & Therapy          
Creative Writing              
Critical Care Nursing                
Curriculum & Instruction              
Early Childhood Education              
Educational Administration              
Educational Leadership          
Elementary Education              
Evening MBA Programs              
Executive MBA Programs              
General MBA              
Health Care Administration              
Higher Education          
Intellectual Property Law                
International Business              
Interpersonal Communication              
JD / Law Programs                
MBA - Accounting              
MBA - Finance              
MBA - Health Care              
MBA - Leadership              
MBA - Sports Management              
MBA/JD Programs              
Marriage/Family Counseling            
Mythology and Folklore              
Non-Profit Administration                
Nursing (Entry-Level)                
Occupational Therapy              
Organizational Studies & Leadership              
Pastoral Counseling          
Pediatric/Neonatal Nursing                
PharmD Programs                
Pharmaceutical Science                
Pharmacy Administration                
Physical Therapy              
Post-Secondary Education              
Professional Writing              
RN to Master of Science in Nursing (RN-MSN)                
Reading & Literacy              
Reading Master Teacher              
Reading Specialist              
Rehabilitation Counseling            
School Nursing                
Secondary Education              
Sports & Fitness Management              
Sports Administration              
Substance Abuse Counseling              
Teacher Certification              
Teaching Art              
Teaching Business              
Teaching English              
Teaching Foreign Language              
Teaching History              
Teaching Math              
Teaching Music              
Teaching Other Subjects              
Teaching Science              

Located in Nashville, TN

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Nashville: A Prime Location for Graduate Students

Belmont’s hometown of Nashville provides the backdrop for an amazing grad school experience while setting the stage for limitless career potential. Named one of the “Best Big Cities for Jobs” by Forbes, Nashville offers career and networking opportunities in every field imaginable, including health care, entertainment, education, government, media, public relations, business, sports, nonprofits, and so much more. More than 53,000 businesses and several corporate headquarter giants call the Nashville region home, including:  
• Nissan North America
• Hospital Corporation of America
• Bridgestone Americas
• Amazon
• AllianceBernstein
• Dollar General
• Asurion
• Community Health Systems
• iHeartMedia

Points of Pride 

• First-time NAPLEX pass rates consistently in the 90th percentile for Pharmacy students

• 96% bar passage rate for first-time Law test takers in July 2019

• Jack C. Massey Graduate School of Business's part-time MBA program ranked among the "Best Graduate Schools" — U.S. News & World Report, 2020

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Student Body

1,620 students

1,553 full-time

67 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? no


Admissions Office
P: 615-460-6785
Admissions Officer