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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

Jan
18
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast - LaTosha Brown
Main Campus in Lisle
9:00 AM
Event Details

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast - LaTosha Brown

Date: January 18

Time: 9:00 AM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Contact: Karl Constant    630-829-6604    kconstant@ben.edu

Event Description:

Please make plans to join us in honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year we have a 21-Day Challenge to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Beloved Community.  We will host a virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast sponsored by Nicor Gas on Monday, January 18 at 9:00 am.  LaTosha Brown co-founder of Black Voters Matter will serve as our keynote speaker. This year the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast is will be free. Here is the link to register.  If you would like to donate to the Dr. Martin Luther King  Jr. Scholarship. Please visit our giving page, click on “Other”, and enter the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship as the designation.  For more information, go to the website or please contact Karl Constant at Kconstant@ben.edu.

MLK 2021

Jan
27
Journeys in Leadership - Sharon Lazich
Main Campus in Lisle
7:00 PM
Event Details

Journeys in Leadership - Sharon Lazich

Date: January 27

Time: 7:00 PM

Campus: Lisle

Location: Virtual Event

Event Sponsor: College of Liberal Arts

Contact: Phil Hardy    phardy@ben.edu

Event Description:

Please join Dr. Phil Hardy and the College of Liberal Arts in welcoming the next Journeys in Leadership speaker, Sharon Lazich with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The event will be hosted on Wednesday, January 27 at 7:00 p.m. Please register at: https://benu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jM4214BdS1i-QSkoG5_BWQ or click on the flyer below. Questions can be directed to Dr. Hardy at phardy@ben.edu.

2021 1-27 Journeys

Feb
25
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    phuff@ben.edu

Event Description:

~REGISTRATION INFORMATION COMING SOON~

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 (womenhealing.com).

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