Technology has transformed the way today’s human services professionals serve the public. That’s why Bradley University has transformed its approach to graduate education, responding with innovative online degree programs designed to empower motivated learners like you to lead the next generation of advanced practice nurses, educators and counselors.
Which path is right for you?
Find out now by exploring our nursing, education and counseling programs:
The cutting-edge format of our online degree programs enables us to deliver the complete Bradley Experience whenever and wherever you access the internet. With this level of flexibility, you can advance your expertise — and your career opportunities — all on your own schedule.
When you enroll in one of our online degree programs, you’ll join a rich culture of collaboration, support and shared values — one that will challenge you to grow personally and professionally. Here are a few more reasons why we offer you the best path:
Enjoy the convenience of a 24/7 online learning model.
Connect with your instructors, peers and advisors in real time.
Learn from expert clinicians and industry-experienced professionals.
Get the benefits of a larger university and personal attention of a small college.
Gain immediately actionable knowledge through clinicals, practica and internships.
Graduate from programs that prepare you for licensure and work.
Join a close-knit community of more than 65,000 alumni.
Established in 1897, Bradley University is a private, independent institution of higher learning located in Peoria, Illinois. Inspired by our founder, notable philanthropist Lydia Moss Bradley, we pursue excellence in teaching, research, scholarship and service, and we celebrate leadership, integrity, diversity and collaborative learning. Today, we offer an impressive array of more than 130 undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs across five colleges and The Graduate School. Widely respected for our outstanding faculty and student-centered approach to learning, we’re able to provide the resources of a large public university—but with the personalized attention of a small private college. With more than 65,000 alumni worldwide, we are full of promise to become one of the nation’s best comprehensive academic institutions.
About the College of Education and Health Sciences
The College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University prepares motivated learners like you to become leaders and innovators in the human service professions: education, counseling, nursing, family and consumer sciences, health sciences, physical therapy and administration. We offer a wide variety of cutting-edge undergraduate and graduate programs — each one designed to expertly combine rigorous academics with real-world practice. When you choose to study with us, you’ll be joining a rich culture of collaboration, community and shared values, one that challenges you to grow personally and professionally.
About the Department of Nursing
The Department of Nursing at Bradley University is actively shaping the next generation of nursing leaders. Driven by our commitment to excellence in the preparation of professional nurses, we offer a number of dynamic, personalized nursing education programs to equip you with the specialized expertise to meet society’s global healthcare needs.
About the Department of Education, Counseling and Leadership
The Department of Education, Counseling and Leadership (ECL) is dedicated to educating intelligent and empathetic leaders prepared to help their organizations, institutions or nonprofits thrive even in the face of various challenges. ECL programs combine your professional experience with the latest strategies to enhance your capabilities and provide new perspectives on leadership and your personal leadership style.
#5 Among Regional Universities (Midwest) – U.S. News & World Report: Best Colleges (2021)
#5 Best Value Schools, Regional Universities (Midwest) – U.S. News & World Report (2019)
Bradley Ranked Among Nation’s Best Universities – The Princeton Review: The Best 384 Colleges (2019). Only 15% of all four-year colleges receive this distinction each year, and Bradley has regularly been included on the list.
Bradley University has been named a Military Friendly School – a designation honoring the top 20% of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace U.S. military service members, veterans and spouses to ensure their success as students.