Department of Nursing and Health


The Department of Nursing and Health is committed to a comprehensive learner-centered education grounded in Benedictine values and the Catholic intellectual tradition.  Through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, our graduates are prepared to transform healthcare through nursing practice and advocacy for the needs of local, national, and global communities.


The Department of Nursing and Health (DONH) aspires to be nationally recognized for advancing nurses as transformational leaders who are grounded in Benedictine values, committed to living lives of purpose and advocating for the common good.

All Inclusive Community
Provide nursing programs that build upon a foundation of the arts, sciences, and humanities to foster appreciation of diversity, development of skills to lead change, and advancement of healthcare in a variety of nursing roles and settings.
Learning and Scholarship
Contribute to nursing knowledge through active engagement in research, scholarship, and evidence-based practice.
Service for the Common Good
 Engage in interdisciplinary collaborative practice to assure quality, cost-effective and equitable care to improve patient-centered health outcomes within dynamic healthcare systems and the global community.
Grounded in Benedictine Values
Foster development of thought leaders through comprehensive integration of the Benedictine Hallmarks and engagement with the Catholic intellectual tradition.
Department of Nursing and Health
Benedictine University
Contact Us
Lisle, College of DuPage, Morton College and Triton College cohorts:
Hicela Woods,
Associate Director of Non-Traditional Programs

By mail
Benedictine University
Lownik Hall, Room 068
5700 College Road
Lisle, IL 60532

Phone: (630) 829-6637
Fax: (630) 829-4301
Hours: 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. M-F
Springfield and Decatur cohorts:
Janet Richter, M.A.
Director of Development for Adult and Graduate Programs

By mail
Benedictine University at Springfield
Becker Library: L-29
1500 North 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: (217) 718-5276
Fax: (217) 528-9871
Hours: 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F