Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Benedictine is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Benedictine University provides a values-centered Liberal Arts education. Today, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students from all 50 states in the US and over 17 countries.

Why Benedictine University Online?

  • Over 130 year legacy of academic excellence
  • Ranked among America's Top Colleges by "Forbes" Magazine
  • 91% of current students report they are satisfied or very satisfied with their learning experience

Online Learning Experience at Benedictine

  • 84% of students surveyed reported they found the online learning system easy to use
  • Highly interactive learning experience designed to foster peer to peer and faculty relationships
  • 24/7 access to courses and technical support
  • Students earn the same degree certificate as on-campus peers
  • Eight week online course format cover the same content as on campus
  • No mandatory log-in times

Employment Outlook

  • 94% of Benedictine online graduates said the program prepared them well for their current career
  • 87% of online MBA graduates work full-time
  • 84% of online MPH graduates work full or part-time
  • 96.6% of online MSN graduates work full or part-time

*All student survey statistics from Benedictine University's Spring 2014 online alumni survey.

Support Services for Online Students

  • Program Managers – help students complete their application and assist in compiling their admissions file. They also walk students through orientation after acceptance.
  • Student Services and Academic Advising – assist with registration, help with course selection, go over graduation requirements, and are there for any questions students have along the way.
  • Smarthinking Tutoring – Benedictine partners with Smarthinking, the leader in on-demand student tutoring services.
  • Faculty Office Hours – a number of faculty offer weekly office hours to answer any questions students may have.
  • IT Support – Benedictine offers 24/7 technology support.
  • Library – all online students have access to the library at Benedictine that offers virtual research and reference materials, interlibrary loan, live chat and more.
  • Professional Development – the career services team is available to help all online students with services such as resume review, mock interviews, alumni networking, career fairs, skype office hours, career assessments, career counseling and more.
  • Financial Aid – Financial Aid counselors can help with applying for federal aid, identifying scholarships and loan opportunities and budgeting assistance.
Programs taught in:
  • English

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Bachelor of Arts in Management

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In this program, you will study:

The function and roles of organizational leaders in local and global communities, The analytical skills to assess the behavioral aspects of groups and organizations, Motivating factors for individuals and groups that can improve performance and increase job satisfaction, Leadership techniques to help you inspire and influence others within your organization, Communication skills for effectively sharing vital information with employees, clients, and other members of the management team. ... [-]
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Certificate

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The online Emergency Preparedness Certificate equips you with the essential skills, including risk management, crisis management, and disaster management, necessary to prepare for and prevent disasters, assess risk, communicate with organizations and populations, make decisions and take action according to established models and practices, and aid in the recovery process.

The certificate requires the successful completion of four courses. It can be earned as a stand-alone certificate or in conjunction with the Master of Public Health degree program.

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MBA

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Benedictine's accelerated MBA program is designed for motivated professionals who want to complete their degree faster by taking two classes during each session instead of one. Depending on your educational background, it may be completed in as little as one year.

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Internet Marketing: Gain a competitive edge in one of the newest concentrations available for executive MBA programs. Explore the most effective techniques for marketing on the web and through social media. Entrepreneurship and Managing Innovation: Study what is needed to start your own business or apply an entrepreneurial mindset in an established organization to drive innovation. Accounting: Develop your knowledge of accounting management and financial reporting. Financial Management: Learn to analyze and interpret financial and economic information to inform your managerial decision-making. Marketing Management: Discover how to identify your target market and give your product or service a competitive edge in the marketplace. International Business: Get a global perspective on business operations and strategy, and develop a talent for managing multicultural staff members from around the world. Health Care Administration: Study business within the context of one of the largest and fastest-growing industries in the United States. ... [-]
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Online Master of Science (M.S.) in Accountancy

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Completing this program also fulfills the Illinois requirement of 30 hours of accounting work to sit for the CPA exam. Depending on your educational background, additional business hours may also be required.*

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