Majors & Minors,
Academic Divisions, and Departments

Mars Hill University offers 34 majors and 31 minors. Majors are listed alphabetically by degree. Our academic program arranges our departments under four divisions which are listed at the bottom of this page.

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • Nursing (pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and the North Carolina Board of Nursing - beginning 2016)
  • RN to BSN (pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges - beginning 2015)

Bachelor of Social Work

Master of Education


  • Art History
  • Art Studio
  • Biological Natural History
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry
  • Coaching
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • English
  • Environmental Studies
  • French
  • Health and Wellness Promotion
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Philosophy/Religion
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Pre-professional studies (Pre-Med)
  • Psychology
  • Recreation and Leisure Management
  • Regional Studies
  • Religion
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Sport Management
  • Theatre Arts
  • Webmaster
  • Women's Studies

Academic Divisions and Departments

Division of Fine Arts and Professional Programs

  • Department of Art & Theatre Arts
  • Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Music
  • Department of Social Work

Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Department of Language & Literature
  • Department of History, Religion and Philosophy
  • Department of Social Sciences

Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences

  • Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation
  • Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Department of Natural Sciences

School of Nursing