Bradley University
 

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: Illinois

About Bradley University
 

Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. Distinctive programs include entrepreneurship, game design, hospitality leadership, internal auditing, music and entertainment industry, sports communication and physical therapy. The university is located on an 85-acre campus in the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois.
 

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Why attend Bradley University
 

Bradley University supports military service members and veterans through participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program and awarding course credit for some military training. The student organization, Bradley University Veterans Student Support Services, gives service members and veterans access to a social network comprised of their peers. The Division of Student Affairs and Registrar's Office provide a dedicated point of contact for service members and veterans, along with lounge space and amenities to enhance their campus experience.
 

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Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Communications, General

A program that focuses on the comprehensive study of communication, and that spans the study of mass communication/media studies, old and new media technologies, social and political applications, and speech communication and rhetoric. Includes instruction in interpersonal, group, organizational, and intercultural communication; theories of communication; critical thinking, argumentation, and persuasion; written communication; printed, electronic, and digital media; rhetorical tradition and criticism; media, society, and culture; consequences and effects of mass media; media social science and criticism; and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry.

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Elementary Education

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the elementary grades, which may include kindergarten through grade eight, depending on the school system or state regulations. Includes preparation to teach all elementary education subject matter.

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Engineering (general)

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Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to manage the development of human capital in organizations, and to provide related services to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in personnel and organization policy, human resource dynamics and flows, labor relations, sex roles, civil rights, human resources law and regulations, motivation and compensation systems, work systems, career management, employee testing and assessment, recruitment and selection, managing employee and job training programs, and the management of human resources programs and operations.

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Nursing Practice / Registered Nurse

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

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Psychology

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

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Secondary Education & Teaching

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the secondary grades, which may include grades seven through twelve, depending on the school system or state regulations. May include preparation to teach a comprehensive curriculum or specific subject matter.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $32,540 $32,540 $15,660 $15,660
Fees $390 $390 $50 $50
Room $5,960 $5,960 N/A N/A
Board $4,350 $4,350 N/A N/A
Books $1,200 $1,200 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $1,916 $1,916 N/A N/A
Totals $46,356 $46,356 $15,710 $15,710
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • ACT or SAT test score requirements waived for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Award college credit for military training and experience according to the ACE recommendation guidelines
    • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
    • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
    • Offers evening programs
    • On-campus living requirement for students at any point in their enrollment
    • Academic support/tutoring
    • Academic advising
    • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
    • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?