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FEATURES & BENEFITS

National Louis University

  • Accredited
  • Undergraduate
  • Online Learning
  • 11 programs
  • Higher Learning
  • Commission

Why NLU?

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through two colleges: the National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement. Best known as a 'teacher of teachers," we are also one of the most diverse universities in the Midwest, helping students of all ages and backgrounds achieve their personal and professional goals.

We understand how today's students juggle work and family with their education, so National Louis University offers fully accredited online degree programs. We provide the ease of online learning with the touch of a local university as we help you to attain your goals.



Accreditation

National Louis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60606. For more information on The Higher Learning Commission, click here. National College of Education meets all standards of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) has professionally accredited select NLU College of Professional Studies and Advancement business-related programs. Selected programs in the National College of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education for licensure of education professionals.



Current National Louis University Programs

B.A. in Business Administration

National Louis University's four-year Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration program builds upon a solid liberal arts foundation and provides students with a broad range of applicable business skills. Students can choose to enhance their degree and career readiness with a concentration in Accounting or Entrepreneurship.


B.A. in Applied Communications

National Louis University’s Bachelor of Arts in Applied Communications prepares students for the dynamic and competitive field of communication. This bachelor's in communications degree takes an integrative approach to personal, professional and academic success by combining hands-on experience, connections to current professionals in the field, and modern academics that address past, present and future trends.


B.S. in Management

National Louis University's Bachelor of Science in Management prepares students for the next step in their careers, giving them a foundation in business principles, as well as an understanding of management, leadership, marketing, strategy and organizational dynamics. We offer the business management degree at our Chicago and Florida locations and online.


B.A. in Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice Administration

National Louis University's Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, with majors in Criminal Justice Administration or Forensic Social Justice, prepares students to work in fields addressing the effects of criminality on individuals, communities and society. The bachelor's degree in criminal justice equips graduates to serve in law enforcement, courts or corrections systems, or to work in related private industries.


B.A. in Criminal Justice: Forensic Social Justice

National Louis University's Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, with majors in Criminal Justice Administration or Forensic Social Justice, prepares students to work in fields addressing the effects of criminality on individuals, communities and society. The bachelor's degree in criminal justice equips graduates to serve in law enforcement, courts or corrections systems, or to work in related private industries.


B.S. in Health Care Leadership

National Louis University’s Bachelor of Science in Health Care Leadership degree program is geared toward students passionate about helping others through work in the health care field. Whether you’re currently working in health care and want to advance your career or looking to enter the health care industry for the first time, NLU’s B.S. in Health Care Leadership program can help you find your career path and make a difference in the lives of others. We offer this degree at our Chicago and Florida locations, as well as through an online Health Care Leadership degree program option.


B.A. in Human Services

National Louis University's Bachelor of Arts in Human Services degree program prepares students to advance in organizations that provide support and service to individuals, families, and communities in need. These include social service agencies, community health centers and rehabilitation clinics.


B.S. in Management Information Systems

National Louis University's Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems (MIS) degree is designed for practitioners in information technology who are seeking the skills and perspectives needed to move into supervisory and management positions. Students gain the experience necessary to develop and manage information technology solutions and systems that meet the evolving demands of contemporary organizations. In addition, NLU offers the MIS degree completely online.