Psychology

Features

– Examples of coursework: Abnormal Psychology, Play Therapy, Criminal Psychology, Introduction to Counseling, Applied Behavioral Analysis
– Experience: Full-scale research projects, field experiences, conference presentations, field networking
– 90% job placement rate
– Careers: Forensic Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, Human Resources, Corporate Leadership
– 100% grad school acceptance rate
– Internship opportunities: group homes, hospitals, counseling centers, administrative offices, experimental laboratories, courthouses, health centers, crisis lines

Description

You’ll study the fascinating topics in the field of Psychology while also having the option to concentrate further on a particular area of interest including: clinical, developmental, experimental, and social psychology. This program is recommended for students interested in human resources, counseling, organizational or forensic psychology, career counseling, and research.

Special Education- Comprehensive K-12

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Early Childhood PreK-3

Description

Students in this program must be admitted STEPP to be considered a candidate for licensure and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Program advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Interventionist K-8

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Special Education- Interventionist 6-12

Description

Students in this program must be admitted to the Steps Through Educator Preparation Program (STEPP) to be considered a candidate for licensure, and must meet STEPP requirements at key checkpoints in their program. Cumberland University students who wish to become teacher candidates must see a Teacher Education Programs advisor for more information on teacher candidacy.

Information Technology

Features

– Favorite Courses: Programming, Data Structures & Algorithms, Networking & Databases
– 1.6 million tech jobs added since 2010
– 8 to 15 class size
– #1 in demand jobs for 2019, Application Software Developer
– Cyber Security: continues to rise in importance as business and daily life are increasingly digitized
– Trending careers: computer security, encryption, “Big Data Analysis” and Machine Learning

Humanities and Social Sciences

Features

– Student Favorite Courses: Cultural Anthropology, Religion and Psychology, Introduction to Counseling
– 100% Law School Placement
– Experiences: variety of day trips, weekend trips to New Orleans, 2 week trip to New Mexico
– Heifner Family Endowed Scholarship
– Careers: Lawyer, Social Services, Counseling, Religious Ministry, Politics, Business, Human Relations, Public Service, Journalism, Publishing

Description

Customize your degree to your interests and broaden your perspective on the world. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education while learning how to communicate effectively and solve problems using both creative and analytical thinking skills.

Testimonial

“Pueblos and Canyons was an unforgettable trip. I enjoyed the area so much that I now want to bring my friend and family out to Santa Fe in order to show them everything I’ve been talking about since I returned.” -David Gregory, Class of 2017

History

Features

-Examples of Coursework: Conspiracy Theories in American History, History of Sport in America, Historical Field Trips, Documentary Editing -Experiences: The Papers of Martin Van Buren presidential papers project -Internships: The Hermitage, Historic Lebanon TN State Library & Archives -Careers: Lawyer, Teacher, Geographer, Librarian, Curator, Politician -Phi Alpha Theta, History Society, Pi Gamma Mu

Description

You’ll learn how to research effectively, think analytically, communicate persuasively, and write clearly. You’ll receive all the benefits of a top liberal arts education, gain extensive content knowledge of both world and U.S. history, and develop the methodological and theoretical foundation to prepare you to practice history as a discipline.

Testimonial

“The degree taught me to analyze, synthesize, and think critically about complex material across all forms of media. These skills have been valuable in my career.” -David Gregory, Class of 2017

Nursing

Features

– 100% NCLEX pass rate for 2021
– Night & weekend option
– 100% job placement
– Internships: Sumner Regional, Southern Hills, St. Thomas, Skyline, TriStar/HCA,Vanderbilt (VESNIP) & Veterans Affairs (VALOR) Program.

Description

In this program you’ll learn how to become a caring, highly competent graduate who provides excellent, evidence-based nursing care for individuals, families, and communities. You’ll strengthen your communication, critical thinking, and leadership skills to help you excel in the field of nursing.

Testimonial

“The Faculty are what makes this program. Each professor cares tremendously about their students. Their ability to build character and engage students is outstanding.” May 2020 Graduate