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Academic Divisions

Undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs at Benedictine University are housed in the Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business, the College of Education and Health Services, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and the School of Graduate, Adult and Professional Education.

College of Liberal Arts

Advancing the liberal arts experience of students is a key component of a Benedictine University education. The College of Liberal Arts provides this to undergraduates through its major and minor programs, interdisciplinary offerings, support for the core curriculum and to adult undergraduate and graduate students.

College of Science

The College of Science includes the departments of Biology, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Physics and Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science. At the graduate level, the College offers a master's degree in clinical exercise physiology.

Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business

One of Benedictine University's great strengths is its integration of liberal with professional learning. The Daniel L. Goodwin College of Business offers 10 undergraduate degree programs, three master's programs, several graduate certificates and a doctoral program in Organization Development. Programs are designed to meet the needs of traditional-age students as well as working adults, with courses offered in semester, quarter, accelerated and cohort formats.

College of Education and Health Services

Quality teacher education places great emphasis on a strong liberal arts foundation. The interactive relationship among liberal arts, disciplinary area of study, professional education and communication skills uniquely prepares Benedictine University students for a career in teaching. Benedictine University has provided accredited teacher education for 40 years. The college is also home to undergraduate programs in Health Administration, Nursing and Nutrition and the graduate Public Health and Nutrition programs.

Graduate, Adult and Professional Education

You will find adult undergraduate and graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines, including business, education and health care. We also help you customize your degree with a variety dual-degree programs. Our on campus programs meet on BenU’s campus site (either in Lisle or Mesa) one night a week; our hybrid/off campus programs have some classes that meet one night a week at off campus locations (including our partnership programs that can be held at your worksite) and other classes that are offered online; our online programs are offered in 43 states from the convenience of your computer.

 

Upcoming Events

Oct
27
Domestic Violence Awareness Month - "Reclaiming Me" Photo Series
Main Campus in Lisle
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Event Details

Domestic Violence Awareness Month - "Reclaiming Me" Photo Series

Date: October 27

Time: 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: PEACE Team

Contact: Bernadette Ramsden    bramsden@ben.edu

Event Description:

Attend this program with Fempower, our Prevention Peer Educators, and special guest Meggie Hernandez-Zayas to discuss her photo series "Reclaiming Me" which shares the stories of real survivors and photos to display their "power, determination, beauty, and healing."

Contact Bernadette Ramsden at bramsden@ben.edu for more information.

Oct
27
Make a Difference Day
Main Campus in Lisle
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Event Details

Make a Difference Day

Date: October 27

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Kindlon Hall, room 419

Event Sponsor: Campus Ministry

Contact: Carrie Ankeny    cankeny@ben.edu

Event Description:

Join Us to pack school supply kits for students in Glenbardwest 87.

Sign up here to participate.

2020-10-27 make a difference day

Oct
28
Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Coping Skills for Healthy Relationships
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Domestic Violence Awareness Month - Coping Skills for Healthy Relationships

Date: October 28

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: PEACE Team

Contact: Bernadette Ramsden    bramsden@ben.edu

Event Description:

How do we take care of ourselves and others? How do we practice healthy communication? Join our Prevention Peer Educators for this program to discuss these topics and learn some healthy coping skills along the way!

Contact Bernadette Ramsden at bramsden@ben.edu for information.

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