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Academic Schools

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School of Arts and Humanities

The School of Arts and Humanities is a vibrant hub of creativity and intellectual exploration. Students will embark on a journey of self-discovery, honing their talents and cultivating a deep appreciation for the beauty and richness of thought cultures across the globe and all forms of human expression.

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School of Business and Technology

The School of Business and Technology will continue to equip students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel as journalists, entrepreneurs, and social change agents. Students will engage in immersive learning experiences that blend cutting-edge technology with timeless business principles, preparing them to thrive in the rapidly evolving global marketplace.

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School of Education and Behavioral Sciences

The School of Education and Behavioral Sciences will continue to offer students the opportunity to delve into the complexities of human behavior and learning, gaining the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive impact in classrooms and communities alike.

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School of Nursing and Allied Health

The School of Nursing and Allied Health will serve as a beacon of hope, producing the next generation of compassionate caregivers and health care leaders. Within the School of Nursing and Allied Health, the nursing program accepts students as freshman in order to onramp them quickly into the profession.

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School of Sciences and Agriculture

The School of Sciences and Agriculture pays homage to Ferrum College’s rich heritage as a pioneer in environmental science and agricultural studies. Leveraging the resources of an on-campus working farm, as early as their first semester at Ferrum College, students engage in hands-on, experiential learning exploring the intricate connections between humans, nature, and sustainable agriculture, preparing them to tackle pressing environmental challenges facing our world.

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School of Graduate and Online Studies

The School of Graduate and Online Studies reaffirms Ferrum College’s commitment to lifelong learning and accessibility. With an array of flexible programs tailored to meet the needs of working professionals, Ferrum College empowers individuals to pursue their academic and career goals on their own terms while enjoying a community of learning and one-on-one academic advising from esteemed program directors in education, athletic coaching, and psychology.