Majors & Concentrations

Majors & Concentrations

Nurses are often at the top of national surveys as the most trusted of professionals. As patient care evolves and becomes more complex, higher educational levels are needed to prepare nurses for leadership, teamwork, collaboration, and specialized knowledge in every area of nursing. Midland University’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing prepares students both for entry into this dynamic and exciting career, and for continued success and advancement.

Students may pursue a painting concentration under the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree requires the student to choose an area of intensive studio practice, such as painting.

At Midland University, you can major in Human Performance with a concentration in Physical Education K-6 and 7-12. The Physical Education concentration prepares students to become teachers who are uniquely equipped to apply their knowledge of human performance in school settings. The degree program is heavily field-based so that students spend a significant amount of time learning through hands-on teaching opportunities. Proximity to diverse elementary school, middle school, and high school settings also provides opportunities to experience multicultural environments.

The field of psychology is exciting and diverse.  The Psychology Department at Midland University approaches psychology as an academic discipline, a profession, and a science.

Religion is an important human phenomenon. Our religion and philosophy department emphasizes the critical analysis of Christianity’s sacred texts and doctrines, reflection on the nature of religious belief and practice, and the integration of faith into daily life.

Respiratory Therapy is an allied health specialty instrumental in providing diagnosis, treatment, management and preventive care of patients with cardio/pulmonary problems. Midland offers its baccalaureate degree curriculum in association with CHI Health in Omaha. Some clinical experience is also gained at other Omaha hospitals.

Students may pursue a sculpture concentration under the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. The Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree requires the student to choose an area of intensive studio practice, such as sculpture.

Teacher Education has been an integral part of Midland University since its founding. Teacher Education faculty work in partnership with the campus community and area public and private schools to provide students with academic coursework and field-based experiences in elementary, early childhood, special education, and secondary settings. The undergraduate program offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree with a major in education.

The Social Science composite is an interdisciplinary major that emphasizes a broad exposure to several disciplines including history, sociology and economics. Students do intensive study in one discipline while attaining competence in several social science areas. Although primarily designed for students preparing to teach in the public schools, a non-teaching social science major provides a strong background for a variety of careers.

The sociology major is offered by the Sociology Department for students who desire to work in the helping or research professions. Employment in the helping professions would include working in the criminal justice system, through government agencies, education, or other fields. Research professions would include jobs related to social science research, demography, and business. Sociology provides valuable insight and analysis into the workings of society, the family, the legal system and other institutions.

Teacher Education has been an integral part of Midland University since its founding.  Teacher Education faculty work in partner

The Sports Management and Marketing concentration prepares students to enter the commercial and business aspects of the sports and fitness industry.

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