Freed-Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

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More Than An Education

At Freed-Hardeman University, it’s more than an education. Not only do our students want to make a difference in their careers, but they want to make themselves, their families, their industries, and their communities better. And that’s exactly why we exist: to expand a student’s professional knowledge for a higher purpose. So, what are you waiting for? Start your journey to becoming better today!

Graduate Studies in Business
The Graduate School of Business at Freed-Hardeman University offers two master's level programs. They are:

• Master of Business Administration
• Master of Business Administration in Healthcare Management 

The entirety of both programs can be completed 100% online. Additionally, admission into the programs simply requires a completed application and all official transcripts. No application fee, no essay, no interview, and no test scores. Reach the next level in your career by enrolling in one of our MBA programs today!

Graduate Studies in Counseling
The Graduate School of Counseling and Behavioral Health at Freed-Hardeman University offers two master's level programs and one doctoral-level program. They are: 

• Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
• Master of Science in School Counseling
• Doctor of Behavioral Health

Students in the above programs are taught by professors that are both academicians and practitioners. Most of our counseling faculty still hold a license and operate their own practice. You will learn from their real-world experiences and be ready to excel in your new role on day 1! 

Graduate Studies in Education
The Graduate School of Education at Freed-Hardeman University offers six master's level programs, one specialist program, and one doctoral program. They are:

• Master of Arts in Teaching
• Master of Arts in Teaching (Special Education)
• Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction
• Master of Education in Instructional Leadership
• Master of Education in Literacy (ESL Emphasis)
• Education Specialist
• Doctor of Education

Our graduate programs in education are known for flexible scheduling, caring advisors, convenient modality (100% online), and values-based coursework. Whether you're looking to gain your initial teaching licensure, gain a special endorsement/licensure, move into administration, or simply gain advanced skills, our programs will help you get there!

Graduate Studies in Exercise Science
The Graduate School of Exercise Science at Freed-Hardeman University currently offers one master's level program. It is:

• Master of Science in Exercise Science

This fully-online master's program allows students to further their education at their own pace and in their own areas of interest. The M.S. in Exercise Science will help bolster the application of those looking to apply for professional programs such as Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, and more. It is also tailored to meet the needs of collegiate assistant coaches looking to gain the skills and education requirements to become head coaches. 

Graduate Studies in Theology
The Graduate School of Theology at Freed-Hardeman University offers five master's level programs and one doctoral-level program. They are:

• Master of Arts in Ministry
• Master of Arts in Old Testament
• Master of Arts in New Testament
• Master of Arts in Pastoral Care and Counseling
• Master of Divinity
• Doctor of Ministry

Our graduate programs in theology are designed for a wide array of people. Whether you are a minister, Bible teacher, church leader, or someone seeking a deeper knowledge of biblical studies and ministry, our programs will help you reach your career and spiritual goals. Classes in all of our theology programs can be taken either online or in person. Click here to watch a Q&A video with our Dean!

Why Choose Freed-Hardeman University?
Because here, it's more than an education. We combine innovative programs with highly credentialed faculty that truly care about you all at an affordable rate. Our pricing is comprehensive which means the price per credit hour you see is what you pay. We won't charge you unnecessary fees just because. Additionally, you'll appreciate the Christian values integrated into the coursework of all the programs. We think our graduate programs are the perfect fit for you and we'd love to get to know you more! Hit the button to connect with us today! 

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29 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Clinical & Mental Health Counseling                
Counseling & Therapy                
Curriculum & Instruction                
Educational Administration              
Educational Leadership              
MBA - Health Care                
Pastoral Counseling            
Reading & Literacy                
Religious Studies            
School Counseling                
Special Education                

Located in Henderson, TN


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100% online program options
No fees
Complete some programs in as little as one year

Cost Per Credit Hour



varies by program

Student Body

433 students

327 full-time

106 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? no


Admissions Office
P: 731-989-6101

Admissions Officer
Trent Adams
Director, Graduate Admissions

What students are saying about us...

  • “FHU’s MBA program gave me the scheduling flexibility I needed to be successful, and all of the faculty are regularly available when you need help. They have a genuine desire to see every student succeed."

    • Ryne Reynolds
  • "This program offers thorough knowledge in an intelligible fashion. It is an environment where learning comes naturally for the student, producing professional helpers ready to intervene in a variety of client issues.”

    • Cole Wade
  • “The teachers are here because they care about you and they love the Lord and that makes a big difference when it comes to providing the service of education. Coming to Freed-Hardeman wasn't a hard choice to make.”

    • Simone Gray
  • "The quality of scholarship at Freed-Hardeman, as well as the camaraderie that is shared between the students and the professors, sets Freed-Hardeman apart."

    • Clay Leonard