Harding University

Searcy, AR
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Harding University Review

Searcy, AR, 915 E. Market Ave.
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Career Preparation A+
Students and Culture A
Facilities A+
Activities and Groups A+
A+
Excellent

Harding University is a medium sized, private, four-year university enrolling 6,009 students and offering 115 degrees in Searcy, AR.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Harding University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
496 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Teacher Education
0
Biology Teacher Education
1
Child Development
12
Communication Sciences and Disorders
44
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
39
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
68
43
Education
0
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
1
Educational/instructional Technology
2
Educational Leadership and Administration
24
9
Elementary Education and Teaching
1
English Language and Literature
6
0
English/language Arts Teacher Education
6
Family and Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education
1
French Language and Literature
4
French Language Teacher Education
1
General Studies
73
Health Teacher Education
5
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
15
23
Mathematics Teacher Education
5
Music Teacher Education
7
Reading Teacher Education
23
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
3
Secondary Education and Teaching
19
Social Studies Teacher Education
7
Spanish Language and Literature
12
Spanish Language Teacher Education
2
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
0
Speech-Language Pathology/pathologist
13
Speech Teacher Education
2
Sport and Fitness Administration/management
10
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
9
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/esl Language Instructor
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Business
265 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
48
Advertising
8
Business Administration and Management
28
78
Business/corporate Communications
0
Development Economics and International Development
2
Economics
4
Family and Consumer Sciences/human Sciences
5
Finance
32
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration
0
International Business
15
Marketing/marketing Management
38
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Healthcare
237 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Therapy/therapist
0
Athletic Training/trainer
14
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
0
Dietetics/dietitian
6
Health/health Care Administration/management
8
Health/medical Preparatory Programs
1
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
53
0
Pharmacy
43
Physical Therapy/therapist
26
Physician Assistant
34
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
5
Registered Nurse
47
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
203 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Behavioral Sciences
1
Bible/biblical Studies
21
0
Divinity/ministry
17
0
Family and Community Services
3
History
8
Housing and Human Environments
0
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services
0
Humanities/humanistic Studies
0
International/global Studies
1
Marriage and Family Therapy/counseling
12
Missions/missionary Studies and Missiology
6
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
4
Pastoral Studies/counseling
8
Political Science
6
Psychology
50
Public Administration
8
Religious Education
0
Social Sciences
3
Social Work
28
Theology/theological Studies
1
Youth Ministry
26
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Computer Technology
55 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
0
Computer Science
35
Information Technology
18
Web Page, Digital/multimedia and Information Resources Design
2
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Art and Design
48 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts
4
Fine Arts
10
0
Graphic Design
16
Interior Design
11
Music
7
Painting
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Mathematics and Science
43 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
8
Biology
10
Cellular and Molecular Biology
7
Chemistry
6
Mathematics
10
Physics
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Communication and Media
41 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Broadcast Journalism
7
Digital Communication and Media/multimedia
12
Journalism
2
Public Relations/image Management
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Engineering
22 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
3
Computer Engineering
1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
4
Mechanical Engineering
14
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Legal and Law
12 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Corrections and Criminal Justice
0
Criminal Justice
12
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Trades and Careers
3 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fashion Merchandising
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Harding University.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Administration and Management
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education
Education/teaching of Individuals In Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Educational/instructional Technology
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education and Teaching
Reading Teacher Education
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Specialized institution accreditations:
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools Theology (THEOL) - Freestanding schools, as well as programs affiliated with larger institutions, offering graduate professional education for ministry and graduate study of theology Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Didactic Program in Dietetics Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
A+ Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Music BA, Class of 2001

Technology and tech support, latest editions of texts (including available digital options), social clubs and community service opportunities

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science~Elementary Education , Class of 1984

They provide interview help, job shadowing, etc. Also after graduating, the placement office will assist in job placement.

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Music BA, Class of 2001

Conservative, Christian, holistic (mind, body, spirituality), southern hospitality, at times naive and overly political

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science~Elementary Education , Class of 1984

Students from all over the world attend Harding. Very friendly environment.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Music BA, Class of 2001

Great, always maintained and campus develops or improves facilities regularly, including parking and infrastructure

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science~Elementary Education , Class of 1984

Historical buildings, but very modern facilities.

Rated January 2016
A+ Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Music BA, Class of 2001

Spring Sing show choir competition, many sports, excellent theater and music opportunities, occasions to travel abroad for short-term missions. Sports are popular but not top tier.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Bachelor of Science~Elementary Education , Class of 1984

Daily chapel services. Groups range from athletic teams , academic teams and music/ drama groups.

Rated January 2016
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