Benedictine University was founded in 1887 and is guided by Roman Catholic tradition and the Benedictine heritage. It is an academic community focused on liberal arts and professional education. It has provided more academic opportunities to students worldwide through its online programs that allow them to earn associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees as well as certificates.
The university’s online degree programs consist of the AA in Business Administration, Bachelor in Management, Bachelor in Organizational Leadership, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Management and Organizational Behavior, Master of Public Health, Master of Education, Dual MBA/MPH, Doctor of Education and Disaster Management Certificate. It is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Ranking 43rd among the more than 140 schools classified as “Best Universities – Master’s in the 2009 Listing released by U.S. News and World Report, Benedictine University is also ranked as one of the most racially diverse Midwest universities.
An Admissions Advisor can provide up-to-date information regarding admissions requirements and the financial aid process. Students need to select the specific area of study after submitting their applications and complete the remaining requirements thereafter. All documents can be sent to the university’s Online Admissions Processing Center. Students will also work with an experienced financial aid staff in sorting out possible scholarships and financial aid opportunities plus the required paper work needed to avail of them
Tuition rates for the programs are charged on a per credit basis. MBA, MPH, MSMOB and MSN courses as well as the Disaster Management Certificate cost $ 490.00 per credit while the MED courses cost $ 470.00 per credit. Ed.D courses cost $ 750.00 per credit hour. The first 1 to 60 credit hours for online bachelor’s degree courses cost $ 355.00 per credit hour with credit hours beyond 60 costing $ 525.00 per credit hour.