Business

Accounting

The mission of the Accounting program is to provide students a strong foundation in general business content and a specialized focus in financial accounting, managerial accounting, tax, and auditing, thus preparing graduates to accept an entry level position in accounting or to attend graduate school.

Associate of Arts in Business

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Business program is to educate students coming from diverse backgrounds in the fundamental skills, knowledge, and practice of general business to prepare them for entry-level administrative positions, the pursuit of entrepreneurial career opportunities, or continued education toward a bachelor’s degree in business or related disciplines.

Business Administration

The mission of the Business Administration program is to educate students coming from diverse backgrounds in the fundamental skills, knowledge, and practice of general business in order to prepare them for managerial, professional, or administrative positions in service and/or manufacturing industries as well as to pursue entrepreneurial career opportunities or advanced degrees in business or related disciplines.

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Computational Finance

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e-Commerce

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Entrepreneurship

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General Business

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Health Care Administration

This program is for students interested in becoming a leader in one of the largest career fields in the U.S. Health Care Administration engages many areas of business including management, finance, communication, planning, and strategy.

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Hospitality Management

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International Business

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Management

This program is recommended for students interested in management in a variety of industries including: corporate, plant, manufacturing, retail, logistics and transportation.

Marketing

The mission of the Marketing program is to provide students a strong foundation in general business content and a specialized focus in Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) marketing content through experiential learning as well as to equip students for meaningful contributions within their business careers.

Master of Arts in Sports Management

The M.A.S.M. online program prepares students for advanced careers in the sport industry.

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Master of Business Administration

The M.B.A. program can increase your earning potential and prepare you for the next level in your career. For less than half the cost of the national average tuition, you can feel confident in the decision to further your education.

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Non-Profit Management

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Technology Management

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Education

Associate of Arts in Education

Through authentic field experiences and the development of foundational academic skills and general pedagogical knowledge, the mission of the Associates of Arts in Education program is to prepare students for transition to educator preparation candidacy in various licensure programs.

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Athletic Coaching

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Child Growth and Learning

This program is designed for students interested in becoming an elementary school teacher. The Child Growth and Learning program prepares you for candidacy for the Tennessee Elementary Education (K-5) Teaching License.

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Geography

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Master of Arts in Education

The online M.A.E. program is designed for licensed teachers looking to gain advanced skills. Grow professionally and earn up to 44% more per year with a Master’s degree from CU.

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Master of Arts in Teaching: Emphasis in Early Childhood Education

The M.A.T. program is designed for those seeking an initial teaching license in Tennessee. The Early Childhood Education emphasis prepares you to successfully meet the academic and developmental needs of all students grades PreK-3.

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Master of Arts in Teaching: Emphasis in Elementary Education

The M.A.T. Elementary Education emphasis is designed for individuals interested in becoming candidates for a Tennessee Elementary Education (K-5) Teaching License.

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Master of Arts in Teaching: Emphasis in English Language Leaners

The M.A.T. English Language Learners emphasis is designed for those seeking an initial teaching license in Tennessee who are interested in meeting the academic needs of all students, at any grade level, whose native language is not English.

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Master of Arts in Teaching: Emphasis in Physical Education

The M.A.T. Physical Education emphasis is designed to prepare you to meet the academic and developmental needs of all PreK-12th grade school students in physical education and wellness.

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Master of Arts in Teaching: Emphasis in Secondary Education

The M.A.T. Secondary Education emphasis is designed for individuals interested in becoming candidates for a Tennessee Teaching License who are interested in teaching a specific subject area in grades covered by either a 6-12 or 9-12 Tennessee teacher’s license.

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Master of Arts in Teaching: Emphasis in Special Education

The M.A.T. Special Education emphasis is designed for individuals interested in becoming candidates for a Tennessee Special Education/Comprehensive K-12 or Special Education Interventionist K-8 or 6-12 Teaching License.

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Master of Education: Emphasis in Instructional Leadership

The M.Ed. Instructional Leadership emphasis is designed to prepare licensure and non-licensure candidates as K-12 school leaders.

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Master of Education: Emphasis in Physical Education and Sports (Online)

The online M.Ed. Physical Education and Sports emphasis prepares licensure and non-licensure candidates with advanced knowledge in Physical Education and Sports.

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Master of Education: Emphasis in Reading Specialist

The M.Ed. Reading Specialist emphasis prepares licensure and non-licensure candidates the opportunity to meet the TN Department of Education’s requirements for the K-12 Reading Specialist additional endorsement.

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Master of Education: Licensure Only

The Instructional Leadership (Licensure) concentration is designed to prepare candidates seeking licensure as beginning administrators under the Tennessee Learning Centered Leadership Policy.

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Master of Education: Non-Licensure

The Instructional Leadership (Non-Licensure) concentration is designed around a curriculum that is focused on the preparation of instructional coaches and teacher leadership positions.

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Physical Education

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Physical Education and Athletic Coaching

Through the development of pedagogical knowledge, personal dispositions, practical applications, and professional teaching, the mission of the Physical Education and Athletic Coaching program is to promote excellence in kinesiology and sport studies allowing candidates to apply concepts and teaching in the area of physical education and athletic coaching in all preK-12th grade environments.

Secondary Education Dual Major

The mission of the Secondary Education dual major program is to enhance each candidate’s in-depth content knowledge obtained from their primary major with the pedagogical skills necessary to meet the academic and developmental needs of all students in grades 6-12.

Special Education- Comprehensive K-12

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.

Special Education- Early Childhood PreK-3

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.

Special Education- Interventionist 6-12

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.

Special Education- Interventionist K-8

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.

Fine Arts

Art and Design with Education Teacher Licensure

The mission of the Art and Design program is to engage every student to develop a passion for knowledge, innovation, and creativity by providing a strong foundation of fundamentals and a nurturing program through interactions with faculty who assist each student with educational experiences and guidance in attaining their individual goals and aspirations in art.

Art and Design-Studio Art

The mission of the Art and Design program is to engage every student to develop a passion for knowledge, innovation, and creativity by providing a strong foundation of fundamentals and a nurturing program through interactions with faculty who assist each student with educational experiences and guidance in attaining their individual goals and aspirations in art.

Associate of Arts in Music

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Music program is to provide a rigorous, student-focused curriculum aligned with national accreditation standards, preparing students for arts-related careers, transfer to baccalaureate programs, or as a minor for other degrees.

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Digital Photography

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Film Studies

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Graphic Design

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Music

This program is for students interested in all facets of music including the music industry, private music studios, and music therapy.

Music Theater

The mission of the Music Theatre program is to provide a rigorous, student-focused curriculum aligned with national accreditation standards, preparing students for arts-related careers in musical theatre, with options to integrate other academic and career interests or further graduate study.

Music- General Music Vocal or Instr.

This program is for students interested in all facets of music including the music industry, private music studios, and music therapy.

Music- Music Ed. Instr.

This program is for students interested in all facets of music including the music industry, private music studios, and music therapy.

Music- Music Ed. Vocal

This program is for students interested in all facets of music including the music industry, private music studios, and music therapy.

Music- Music Perform. Instr.

This program is for students interested in all facets of music including the music industry, private music studios, and music therapy.

Music- Music Perform. Vocal

This program is for students interested in all facets of music including the music industry, private music studios, and music therapy.

Theater

The mission of the Theatre program is to prepare students for a career in the theatrical arts as an actor or director; to prepare students for graduate study in the theatrical arts; to use the theatrical arts as an avocation; or to use related theatrical skills as an adjunct to other professional careers.

Health Professions

Exercise and Sport Science

The mission of the Exercise and Sport Science program is to provide students with evidence-based knowledge, theory, skills, abilities, and personal attributes essential to obtain successful careers in the various fields within exercise and sport science or for the pursuit of post-graduate education.

Exercise and Sport Science (3+2)

This program is intended for undergraduate students that are either freshman or transfer students.

Master of Science in Athletic Training

The M.S.A.T. program is offered as both a 3+2 year program and a 2-year program. In both programs students will gain the knowledge and practical experience needed to prepare for a career as an athletic trainer.

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Master of Sport and Exercise Science

The M.S.E.S. program prepares students for a wide range of careers in research, sports training, strength & conditioning and health and wellness.

Sports Management

The mission of the Cumberland University Master of Arts with a major in Sport Management program is to prepare students for advanced careers in the sport industry.

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Strength and Conditioning

This minor is not available to students in the Exercise and Sport Science major.

Humanities & Social Sciences

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Anthropology

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Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is to prepare students for an entry level position in the criminal justice field or for continuing education.

Associate of Arts in English

The mission of the Associate of Arts in English program is to provide verbal and written communication skills which are valuable in a variety of professions and also prepare students for further academic endeavors, including pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in English or other humanities or social sciences.

Associate of Arts in History

The mission of the Associate of Arts in History program is to introduce students to an understanding of what history is and how historians practice it as a discipline; the differences among various peoples and cultures; and the importance of cause and consequence in historical actions, with an ultimate goal to prepare students for continued academic work in the discipline.

Creative and Imaginative Writing

This program is recommended for students interested in exploring their creative abilities and becoming marketable novelists, poets, playwrights, authors, and/or editors.

Criminal Justice

The mission of the Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program is to prepare students for an entry level position in the criminal justice field or for continuing education.

Criminal Justice with Declared Minor

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Criminal Justice with Law Enforcement Academy

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English

The mission of the English program is to provide verbal and written communication skills to prepare students for careers in law, communication, education, business and technical writing, or for graduate studies in the humanities or social sciences.

History

This program is recommended for students interested in history, law, government, museums, archives, and teaching.

Humanities and Social Sciences

This program is recommended for students who are interested in law, social services, human resources, and public service.

Interdisciplinary Studies

This program is recommended for students who have a unique predetermined career path or are interested in graduate studies.

Interdisciplinary Studies Individualized Major

The mission of the Humanities and Social Sciences program is to provide a value-centered education focused on understanding oneself, one’s society, one’s culture, and the increasingly multi-cultured nature of one’s world, whereby the student will be helped to find vision and purpose in life, regardless of vocation, for contribution to and integration into her or his world.

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Philosophy and Religion

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Psychology

This program is recommended for students interested in human resources, counseling, organizational or forensic psychology, career counseling, and research.

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Sociology

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Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator

The online M.S.N. Nurse Educator emphasis is designed to prepare nurses for educational roles in academia, health care organizations, and health care systems. The program prepares you to develop program design, deliver content, and perform formative and summative evaluations techniques.

Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Executive Leadership and Administration

The M.S.N. Nurse Executive Leadership and Administration emphasis prepares you to pursue roles as a nurse executive in a variety of health care delivery settings. The emphasis focuses on management of finance and operations of healthcare organizations, leading health care innovations, and strategies to respond to health care challenges and trends.

Nursing

This program is recommended for students interested in becoming a Bachelor’s prepared nurse (BSN) and entering a profession with unlimited opportunities for advancement.

RN to BSN (Online)

The mission of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is to educate and prepare nurse generalists who will promote and provide healthcare and wellness services to individuals, families, and communities across the life span, through curriculum emphasizing knowledge and experiences that promote critical thinking, integrity, and life-long learning.

Other

General Studies

The Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in General Studies allows students to develop a wide range of interests and talents within the academic setting.

Kinesiology

The mission of the Kinesiology program is to develop knowledge, personal dispositions, and practical applications through the interdisciplinary study of human movement and physical activity.

Master of Public Service Management

The M.S.P. is designed for a variety of public service, law enforcement and non-profit social service agency professionals. This program will teach you the ins and outs of public service management through three distinct components: human relations, management and research.

Sports Management

The mission of the Cumberland University Master of Arts with a major in Sport Management program is to prepare students for advanced careers in the sport industry.

Science & Mathematics

Associate of Science

The mission of the Associate of Science program is to provide quality learning opportunities in mathematics and science that contribute to student employability or prepare students for further academic pursuits.

Biochemistry

This program is recommended for students interested in the biotechnology industry or becoming a pharmacist, medical doctor, dentist, veterinary, physician’s assistant, or physical therapist.

Biology

This program is recommended for students interested in a career in science, medical professions, environmental and wildlife professions, and attending graduate programs in biology.

Chemistry

This program is recommended for students interested in graduate school, professional schools, and employment in chemistry fields such as government and independent laboratories.

Mathematics

The mission of the Mathematics program is to provide each student a solid foundation in several core branches of mathematics (calculus, analysis, and algebra) and to prepare students to apply quantitative and abstract reasoning skills in advanced degree programs and/or careers requiring expertise in mathematics.

Technology

Information Technology

This program is recommended for students interested in computer programming, internet security, database management, networking and system administration.

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Technology Management

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