Creighton University is a Catholic Jesuit educational institution that site on a 130-acre campus in Omaha, Nebraska. It was founded as Creighton College in 1878 and is named after Omaha businessman, Edward Creighton. The University’s early growth and endowment is credited to Edward’s brother, John A. Creighton.
Creighton offers a wide host of degree programs at the Campus at Omaha however six courses can be completed online through the Creighton Office for Online Learning (COOL), a branch under the supervision of the Creighton Graduate School. Online courses at Creighton are Catholic School Leadership Certificate, Master in Health Care Ethics, Master of Arts in Ministry, Master of Security Analysis and Portfolio, and Master in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution. The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, also offers online programs.
Tuition for classes range from about $680.00 per credit hour to $960.00 per credit hour. Financial assistance in the form of Federal Direct Student Loans is available to eligible students. Tuition and aid information can be obtained from Creighton University’s Financial Aid Office.
Creighton University’s admission requirements are program-dependent however, applicants for the online courses are generally required to possess a Bachelor’s degree, or it’s equivalent, from an accredited institution. Details on the application process can be requested from Creighton’s Admissions Office.
Creighton University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the north Central Association and is one of 28 institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. It has been ranked 1st in the Best Universities (Master’s Category in the Midwestern Region) by the US News and World Report. The Princeton Review has consistently ranked Creighton as one of the best universities in the United States.