Adult Learners completing their degrees now comprise one of the fastest growing segments of American higher education. You can further your education without placing your life on hold. Our accelerated format delivers convenience, quality, and flexibility.
The adult accelerated bachelor degree completion programs are taught in a learning team format. Learning Teams are a natural fit to adult education - a group of students enrolls at the same time and progress through required courses together in the same sequence. Classes continue year round, without interruption, until the degree requirements are completed.
A psychology major in the A.B.L.E. program will learn what motivates people and the skills needed to effectively work with them. The degree program provides the student with an overview of careers that deal with people on a one-to-one basis or in a group using statistics and other research skills. Your course of study will prepare you to continue graduate studies in psychology or other related professional careers.
A student majoring in A.B.L.E.'s Management and Organizational Behavior program will receive a basic foundation grounded in the principles pertinent to the functional areas of business, accounting, management and marketing. Students will be prepared in the areas of project management, human resources and strategic management emphasizing the management process of planning, implementation and control. Your course of study will prepare you to continue graduate studies in business or other related professional careers.
The Management curriculum is designed to enable graduates to effectively function in increasingly complex business environments. The program focuses on skill development in the areas of management and leadership, group behavior, accounting and economics, marketing and project management. The Management program challenges students to develop knowledge, skills and personal values through a well-planned, sequenced curriculum. Many students who earn the B.A. degree earn a Benedictine University at Springfield M.B.A. degree with just 23 months of additional study. The Management program operates in a weeknight learning team format. All courses are based on adult learning principles. Students progress through the program together, taking one or two courses at a time, with some courses available online. Classes meet from 6:00-10:00 p.m. one day per week.
The health care environment is changing radically and rapidly. Managed care, shortened length of stay, the shift to community based care, competition for jobs - each of these presents a challenge and an opportunity to the experienced Registered Nurse (R.N.).