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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

Benedictine Heritage Lecture - "All Should Rise Together: Community, Trauma, and What Holds Us Together"
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Details

Benedictine Heritage Lecture - "All Should Rise Together: Community, Trauma, and What Holds Us Together"

Date: February 25

Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Contact: Peter Huff

Event Description:


About the speaker: Nicole Sotelo (M.Div., Harvard Divinity School) is the author of Women Healing from Abuse: Meditations for Finding Peace (Paulist Press) and Pray Your Way Through Forgiveness (Twenty-Third Publications). Before joining the Sheil Center at Northwestern, she served in Catholic communications ministry, writing an award-winning column for the National Catholic Reporter and working for Catholic nonprofits, including St. Scholastica Monastery, a Benedictine community of women religious in Chicago. Her work concentrates on supporting Catholic women abuse survivors (

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