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Making the Grade with Education

Bluefield College

Bluefield College offers a challenging academic and cocurricular experience within a climate of diverse Christian tradition since 1922 . In covenant with the Baptist General Association of Virginia , the college is committed to developing students ’ potential through academic excellence and the integration of faith , the liberal arts , career-oriented programs , and service to God and the global community . The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools , and boasts over forty academic offerings , including business , forensic science , graphic communication , criminal justice , teacher education and Christian studies . Bluefield College is touted for its classroom technology , affordability , personalized instruction , and learning settings on the mission field and in countries abroad . With sixteen athletic teams on campus , there is always a game to attend to cheer on the Rams . Collegiate football and basketball for men and women are mainstays at the College . Local residents enjoy time in the Dome Gymnasium , Mitchell Stadium , and East River Soccer complex watching the local team compete each year . Bluefield College Online offers degree opportunities in Criminal Justice , Early Childhood Education , Human Services , Management & Leadership , and RN-BSN Nursing to name a few . An undergraduate certificate program in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management is also available , in addition to a Teachers of Chemistry graduate certificate for those desiring to teach dual enrollment courses . At Bluefield College , students ’ experiences are not just about college . It ’ s about destiny or a calling . It ’ s about exploring and finding a passion at place where “ you can know and be known .” www . bluefield . edu
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