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In this busy state capital region, Benedictine’s National Moser Center provides a multitude of accelerated adult degrees that help enhance job opportunities and career changes. Class sites in Springfield, as well as at corporate partner locations, help provide convenience for our adult students in this region.

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Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) in Management and Organizational Behavior

The B.B.A. in Management and Organizational Behavior is designed to provide graduates with a basic foundation in the areas of business, accounting, management and marketing. The program explores the various areas of human resources and strategic management, emphasizing the management processes of planning, implementation and control. Our learning team format allows you to plan your entire program schedule from day one to graduation and form a strong support network with a group of classmates who move through the program at the same rate. Benedictine University’s values-based curriculum promotes character-building and social responsibility using Problem-based Learning featuring case studies and simulations that apply directly to a student’s background or career interest so they can take ownership of the problem and come to a real-world solution. After completing the B.B.A., many of our students find they are well-prepared to pursue a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree.

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Psychology

Whether you are interested in understanding the “people side” of organizations or plan to pursue a graduate-level degree, a B.A. in Psychology offers long-term value. Students enrolled in Benedictine University's Psychology program study the behavior of individuals, groups, society and organizations. They learn both theory and how those theories are applied in real situations. Our learning team format allows you to plan your entire program schedule from day one to graduation and form a strong support network with a group of classmates who move through the program at the same rate. Benedictine University’s values-based curriculum promotes character-building and social responsibility using Problem-based Learning featuring case studies and simulations that apply directly to a student’s background or career interest so they can take ownership of the problem and come to a real-world solution.

$15K Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Criminal Justice

The National Moser Center for Adult Learning’s $15K B.A. in Criminal Justice is designed for the adult student who is at least 22 years of age, has professional work experience as a criminal justice professional and is either looking to become one or seeking to advance their career. Students progress through the program together as a learning team comprised of 14-22 students completing coursework in approximately 20 months. Classes are blended, with one evening classroom session and one asynchronous online session per week. Students benefit from a supportive network of colleagues in an adult accelerated format and access to student services such as tutoring, advising and career development.

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) Degree Completion

The RN to B.S.N. Degree Completion program is convenient, affordable and flexible. It is designed for the working registered nurse who is juggling multiple life priorities but wants an opportunity to enhance their career and knowledge-base in the field. The RN to B.S.N. Degree Completion program offers:
• A blended learning format that combines the most effective aspects of live instruction and self-directed online learning.
• Classes which meet only one night per week.
• A private education at a tuition rate that is competitive with state universities.
• An accelerated format that allows for completion in just 12 to 16 months.
• An individualized academic plan and one-on-one assistance from an advisor.

$10K Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

To respond to the need for more affordable education, Benedictine University's National Moser Center for Adult Learning offers a Next Generation Learning $10K Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program for career changers and adults seeking career enhancement. Considerably lower than the average M.B.A. price tag of $80,000-$130,000 (according to MBA360.com), Benedictine’s $10K M.B.A. program provides analytical and theoretical tools essential for making sound business decisions in management, accounting, economics, finance, strategy and marketing. Students benefit from the unique integration of Next Generation Learning teaching concepts, which utilize 24/7 online learning and interactive face-to-face courses with a focus on contemporary problem-solving to enhance the kinds of high-level critical-thinking skills and experience needed in the competitive business world. With the combination of in-class and online learning, you can complete the program in as little as 18 months.

$10K Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading and Literacy

The National Moser Center for Adult Learning prepares education professionals who are able to blend best practices with innovation, and identify and adapt to evolving learning environments. The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Reading and Literacy offers a Reading Specialist Entitlement and English as a Second Language (ESL)/Bilingual Endorsement. The 33 semester credit-hour M.Ed. in Reading and Literacy (Reading Specialist Entitlement) can be completed in 15 instructional months via a blended one-night-a-week format convenient for busy educators. The ESL/Bilingual Endorsement can be completed in approximately nine instructional months via a blended one-night-a-week format that is convenient for busy educators.

Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and Organizational Behavior

Within the fast paced and ever-changing landscape of business, organizations are more focused than ever on improving integration, efficiency and productivity. Benedictine University’s accelerated Master of Science (M.S.) in Management and Organizational Behavior program through the National Moser for Adult Learning provides a solution for busy adults who are looking to advance their career. Graduates of the program will be able to design highly effective organizations and successfully apply the principles of change management. The program is designed for working professionals and classes are scheduled on weekends to accommodate their needs.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organization Development

Benedictine University’s National Moser Center for Adult Learning offers one of the only doctoral programs in the field of Organization Development (O.D.) in the country. It is currently one of the largest behaviorally-oriented management programs in the nation and one of the top-rated graduate O.D. programs in the world. Coursework prepares management professionals with state-of-the-art education in the field, equipping them to implement change management and create the kinds of conditions that produce high-performing organizations. Our industry-leading program draws internationally-recognized lecturers who are recognized experts in the field of O.D. One of our proudest distinctions is our 95 percent, three-year completion rate, which is well above the average timeframe for the completion of a doctorate (56 percent in 10 years) according to phdcompletion.org. Classes are scheduled (approximately 14 weekends per year) to allow full-time study with continued full-time employment, and are held Friday night, Saturday and Sunday (approximately every third weekend).