Benedictine University is an inclusive academic community dedicated to teaching and learning, scholarship and service, truth and justice, as inspired by the Catholic intellectual tradition, the social teaching of the Church, and the principles of wisdom in the Rule of St. Benedict.
Benedictine University aspires to be a thought leader in Catholic higher education. We seek to provide a transformative and integrative educational experience grounded in Benedictine values, helping students shape lives of meaning and purpose as engaged citizens who care for the earth, welcome people of diverse faiths and cultures, and promote the common good.
NACCHO/NCSD recently announced that Vishal Kinkhabwala (MPH '13) as a recipient of its 2018 ENGAGE STD Conference Scholarship. Vishal graduated from our MPH Program in 2013 with an emphasis on Social and Behavioral Health. More recently he received his MD degree from Avalon University School of Medicine in June, 2018. Read more
MPH student, Justin Sta Ana, is the 2018 recipient of the Illinois Public Health Association's Distinguished Public Health Student of the Year Award. (Only one student receives this award in our state each year.) Previous Benedictine University MPH students who have also achieved this honor are Kate Kornfeind in 2017, Amar Pandya in 2016 and Rebecca Carlstrom in 2014.
Nutrition Major, Kelsey Bartlow, Senior, was the College of Education and Health Services' recipient of the 2016 Award in Academic Honors. Read more!
Improving health and education is a critical concern for every community. Our college helps students seeking to make a difference in these areas by developing their sense of service, enhanced by the Benedictine value of concern for others.
To prepare professionals in education and health committed to ethical practice, scholarship, leadership, and service to society.
Our graduates will have a positive impact on health and education outcomes of the diverse communities they serve.
Welcome to the College of Education and Health Services at Benedictine University. Our programs and exceptional faculty and staff are dedicated to a learning environment that supports you and your professional and educational needs. We welcome all learners and will work with you to assure you are successful in your academic career. Please feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions or would like to learn more about how you could join us at Benedictine University.
Chris Duffrin, Ph.D.
Dean, College of Education and Health Services
College of Education and Health Services
Christopher Duffrin, Ph.D.
Dean of the College of Education and Health Services