Bethel University Academics


Discover spiritual formation without compromising academic excellence

Bethel University is a Christian liberal arts college with more than 50 areas of academics to study and explore. We offer in-person and online classes taught by expert faculty on our northern Indiana campus, who are dedicated to your success and spiritual development. Students are equipped with the skills and biblical knowledge to live out their faith in their careers and callings.

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Grouped Small Academics Education


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regional businesses provide students with internship and employment opportunities

2020 - 2021

Colleges of Distinction recipient
Academics - Theatre

Undergraduate Programs

For students living on campus or commuting, working on a degree and who typically just graduated from high school.

Bethel offers more than 50 areas of study on our northern Indiana campus for undergraduate students who live on campus or commute from the local South Bend/Mishawaka community. As a liberal arts college, our undergraduate programs include options in the fields of education, sciences, arts, history, kinesiology, nursing, psychology, religion and philosophy, sign language interpreting, and business. Internships, study abroad programs, task force trips, leadership opportunities, theatre productions and mentoring programs make your experience as an undergraduate well-rounded.

“It’s one thing to learn things in a book. It’s another thing to experience the human body. [My cadaver internship has] really expanded my knowledge of what actually happens in surgery.”

Darrian Arch ’18

Miss Indiana USA 2018 , Biology Major

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Graduate Degrees

For students who want to earn a master’s degree to help them excel in their career.

With programs ranging from Master of Science in Nursing to MBA, Bethel offers graduate courses on campus, hybrid and online.

Adult Degrees

For working adults who want to earn an associate’s or bachelor’s degree that works around their schedule.

Adults who are managing families and careers can work toward a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Evening classes are taught by professionals who are industry experts.

Online Degrees

For students who seek a degree through online classes.

This is a personalized learning experience offered in a flexible, convenient format. Students can take courses from anywhere that are taught by industry experts.

Extension Studies (BU-X)

Bringing Christian higher education and ministry training to communities across America through innovative and strategic connections with local churches, Bethel is meeting the needs of churches and students through education that is affordable, local, practical and fully accredited.

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Come to Bethel University and find who you are meant to be or continue a journey you have already started. Find your people and build your community.