Graduate programs at Bellarmine University lead to bright futures for residents of our Highlands apartments in Louisville

Known as the “premier independent Catholic university in the South,” Bellarmine University is located just over two miles from Highland Station. The gorgeous 145-acre campus (with 45 more acres off-campus) is organized into seven colleges and schools offering more than 50 academic majors for bachelor’s and master’s degrees – plus five doctoral degrees.

For those that are finishing their undergraduate programs, pursuing a graduate program, or happen to be faculty or staff at Bellarmine University, our Highlands apartments in Louisville make the ideal place to call home. Not only are our spacious and luxurious apartments a wonderful retreat to study or research (or relax after studying and researching), but the commute to campus is a breeze.

Here are some facts about the prestigious Bellarmine University:

  • The school is named after the Jesuit priest and cardinal Robert Bellarmine.
  • Total student body headcount (as of Fall 2020): 3,293
  • Total undergraduate headcount: 2,484
  • Total graduate headcount: 809
  • Student-faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Total full-time faculty: 176
  • Undergraduate tuition: $41,520

All of the academic majors offered by Bellarmine University are impressive but it’s the graduate programs that really make the school stand out. Students and potential students can explore the school’s variety of graduate degrees that span across four disciplines: Healthcare, Education, Business/Professional, and Career Change.


The Healthcare programs offered at Bellarmine are regionally-renowned and graduates are highly sought after by local health care facilities. Degrees and programs include:

  • Master of Health Science in Medical Lab Science (MLS)
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT)
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy
  • For a full list of Healthcare programs, visit the school’s website.


Graduates of Bellarmine’s Education programs are in high demand at local and regional schools, ranging in grades from kindergarten to university level. Degrees and programs include:

  • Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)
  • Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education and Social Change
  • For a full list of Education programs, visit the school’s website.

Business and Professional

For students who are seeking to join the professional and vibrant business community with confidence and skills, Bellarmine has wonderful graduate programs to help them succeed. Degrees and programs include:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Arts in Communication (MAC)
  • Master of Science in Digital Media (MSDM)
  • Accounting Certificate

Career Change

Lastly, for professionals that are looking for a change in their career, Bellarmine has a variety of pathways they can choose from. Degrees and programs include the ones mentioned above, as well as the degrees not mentioned but available on the school’s website. The school will help aid and assist in making the change in life you need to help you succeed.

Check out the luxury Highland Station apartments a few miles from the Bellarmine campus

Taking the next step in life as a graduate student is a big step. Having a sanctuary to call home while teaching or pursuing a graduate degree is exactly what Highland Station provides. Not to mention, Bellarmine University is only a short drive away. Stop by and tour the luxurious floor plans at our Highlands apartments in Louisville today.

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