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There are many ways to have a positive impact on people’s lives. And Belmont offers several ways to help you become a difference-maker. Whether you’re interested in inspiring young minds or helping to change the future for those struggling to overcome challenges, our Social & Behavioral Sciences programs are a great place to start.

No matter which path you choose, you’ll be filling a real need—and building a fulfilling career. Look into the programs we offer and take the first steps toward learning the skills to change lives for the better.

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Early Childhood Education

2+2 Options
Learn to support young children’s growth and development in a range of settings.
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Mental Health Technology

2+2 Options
If you want to work directly with patients, this is the place to start.
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Teacher Education

2+2 Options
Follow your love of learning all the way to a four-year education degree.
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Certified Chemical Dependency Assistant Certificate

Prepare to make a difference in the lives of those dealing with addiction.
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Dr. Carrie White
Dean of Faculty


Faculty Spotlight

Dr. Carrie White

“Create your future.”

Dr. Carrie White joined Belmont College as the Dean of Faculty in the spring of 2024. Having over 20 years of experience as a professor of business and entrepreneurship, Dr. White’s motto has always been to “Create your Future”.

Prior to joining Belmont College, Dr. White was the Executive Director of the WVU Morris L. Hayhurst LaunchLab working with student startup companies and innovation. She has been teaching entrepreneurship and innovation in higher education in West Virginia since 2004 spending 12 years as a professor and the Director of Entrepreneurship at West Liberty University.

Dr. White is also the co-founder of Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Experts, LLC, an ecosystem consulting company identifying early-stage entrepreneurs and connecting them with resource providers.

Dr. White received her BS and MBA degrees in business administration from Franciscan University, a J.D. from Duquesne University Law School, and Ed.D. in higher education administration from West Virginia University. Dr. White has developed and taught entrepreneurship curriculum both for the classroom and online. Prior to working in higher education, she started, owned, and operated businesses specializing in sport and fitness in the Pittsburgh, PA region.