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Bachelor’s, Minor

Creighton’s Bachelor of Science in biology degree will prepare you to follow your passion, whether that’s medicine, biotechnology, research, education, an environmental field or another area. A biology major is perfect for you if you’re interested in the natural world, healthcare or environmental issues and want to learn how living systems function.

Develop the competencies you’ll need to be an impactful nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Creighton University’s College of Nursing.

Unlike many nursing programs, you can be admitted directly into the College of Nursing as a freshman. Our fully accredited program is more than a degree—it’s a community of professionals who help you improve your critical thinking and decision-making skills with the confidence to make meaningful change in the world.

Creighton University College of Nursing offers one of the most successful and longest-running accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the nation. Ranking as a top 8% program by U.S. News & World Report, we’ve been providing quality accelerated nursing education for over 45 years with proven high NCLEX pass rates consistently exceeding the national average.

Want to earn your law degree in two years instead of three? You can do that through the Accelerated JD Program (AJD) at Creighton University School of Law. Our program is tailored for busy adult learners and recent college graduates who want to start right away on their law degree. Completing your degree faster means you’ll launch your legal career sooner.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Master the theory and application of accounting with Creighton’s nationally recognized accounting degree program and prepare yourself for in-demand careers in governmental, managerial or public accounting guided by faculty committed to your success. Our accounting majors are recruited by leading national firms and are employed around the world.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

The Master of Accounting (MAC) program from Creighton University's Heider College of Business ensures that you’ll gain a broad understanding of the accounting profession, what it stands for and what it means to become an accounting professional. You’ll be poised to contribute toward the advancement of ideals in the field with instruction accredited by the Accounting Accreditation Committee of the AACSB.

As an American studies major, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills it takes to bring critical insights to the study of the American experience in all its diversity—past and present.

With a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, you’ll immerse yourself in all aspects of American culture, including literature and film, politics and social movements, history and popular culture.

Data drives the way successful businesses operate. Earning your Master of Science in Analytics online from Creighton University's Heider College of Business allows you to build adaptable data analysis skills and strengthen your business intelligence to affect decisions and progress in your organization.

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From practicing chemist to science teacher, you’ll be prepared to pursue the career you envision with Creighton’s applied chemistry Bachelor of Science. The applied chemistry major combines foundational courses in chemistry, physics and mathematics with advanced coursework in chemistry and other physical/mathematical disciplines to develop depth within your interest area.

From preparing you to solve real-world problems to readying you for high-tech industry careers in a highly competitive job market, Creighton’s Bachelor of Science in applied physics and pre-engineering opens doors to a myriad of future opportunities.

The art history major at Creighton will help you make your mark in the art world. You’ll take a wide range of classes covering diverse historical periods, cultures and media that will introduce you to an array of methods and approaches. Grounded in social and cultural history, you’ll explore everything from the paintings of Michelangelo to ancient Egyptian tombs.

Bachelor’s, Doctorate, Dual Degree

Earn your law degree sooner. At Creighton, highly motivated students can earn a bachelor’s degree and a law degree in just six years. You’ll spend three years on requirements for a bachelor’s degree in the Arts and Sciences and three years on requirements for a law degree.

With a minor in Asian studies from Creighton, you will gain a broad understanding of Asian cultures and develop an awareness of the important events happening in the Asian world.

Students who earn a biochemistry degree from Creighton University become future professionals—doctors, dentists, researchers, pharmacists.

The biochemistry major combines foundational courses in chemistry, biology and physics with advanced biochemistry and biology electives. Students study metabolism, enzymology and structural biology, along with the study of biopolymers, such as proteins and nucleic acids.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University’s online Graduate Certificate in Bioethics provides professionals with a comprehensive introduction to bioethics.

Through the School of Medicine's bioethics certificate program, you’ll gain the expertise and confidence you need to face moral dilemmas in healthcare head-on. You’ll have the necessary tools to discuss complex issues about ethics in medicine and healthcare policy. 

Creighton University’s online Master of Science in Bioethics provides professionals with advanced training in bioethical analysis and decision making. 

Supported by the School of Medicine, you’ll gain an enhanced capacity to address moral and ethical challenges in a variety of healthcare settings. You’ll be better equipped to navigate critical and complex conversations about clinical ethics and healthcare policy. 

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

If you’re interested in a career in medical physics, biomedical engineering or biophysics, a biomedical physics major is the place to start. You’ll gain a solid foundation in physics as applied to biological systems and medicine, with the flexibility to shape the major toward your specific career goals.

Creighton University’s Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program will prepare you for a rewarding career as a scientist, educator, administrator or consultant. In this program, you’ll complete an in-depth research project in the School of Medicine that will teach you to think creatively, independently and ethically. Through your thesis work, you’ll learn to analyze data and communicate your findings.

Doctorate, Dual Degree

Creighton University’s Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences will prepare you for a rewarding career as a scientist, educator, administrator or consultant. You’ll learn new ways to analyze problems, and develop the means to solve them, by completing an in-depth research project. Through your dissertation work in the School of Medicine, you’ll become an expert at communicating your findings to peers and in literature.

Creighton’s African American and Black Diasporic Studies minor looks at American history, literature, politics, social sciences, education, and the arts through the prism of the African American experience. That perspective will enable the formation of culturally proficient medical practitioners, nurses, teachers, lawyers or business people.

Creighton’s business administration minor provides students who are not enrolled in the Heider College of Business with a basic understanding of business. You will gain proficiency in essential core business areas—markets, financial statements, organizational behavior and marketing concepts and strategy—and can explore further fields of business that interest you.

Master’s, Dual Degree

Earning an MBA from Creighton University's Heider College of Business is a step that'll open doors in your career. A Creighton MBA will help you be a critical thinker, ethical decision-maker and effective leader. Creighton is ranked in the top 25% of business schools in the country. People respect a Creighton MBA, which translates to greater earning potential for you and an ROI worth your time.

Graduate Certificate

A Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics from Creighton University’s Heider College of Business can help you learn the core concepts behind business analytics in less than one year.

You’ll use real-world data sets to develop skills to manage and analyze critical data as well as learn how to communicate your findings to key decision makers in your organization. Skills and techniques learned in this program can be applied in various settings to help make better business decisions and keep your company running smoothly.

As businesses use more technology, they need employees who understand information management. Creighton’s program combines a fundamental understanding of computer processing with the design and management of information systems. When you graduate with a business intelligence and analytics degree, you’ll be prepared for a career in all areas of information management.

Master’s, Dual Degree

Housed within the Heider College of Business, Creighton University’s Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Analytics (MS-BIA) program centers around three central ideas: Managing data from a variety of sources, using analytical tools to gain insights from that data, and effectively communicating results to decision makers within your organization. This program prepares students to learn the basics of data analytics, so they can make informed leadership decisions in the workforce.

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Prepare for a dynamic career through the bachelor’s degree in pre-health science at the Heider College of Business. The program, combining Creighton’s nationally recognized strengths in business and health sciences, allows you to earn a business degree while seeking admission into a health science professional program in just four years of undergraduate education.

Graduate Certificate

If you’re a current or aspiring Catholic school leader, Creighton University’s graduate certificate in Catholic School Leadership is for you.

You’ll learn about the various dimensions of school leadership and how to apply your skills in an authentic Catholic school setting. You’ll also learn how to lead a school faith community and build a positive Catholic culture, plan strategically to increase funding and enrollment and advocate for Catholic students and their families

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

As a chemistry major, you’ll build a foundation for a successful career in the health professions, research, industry, education and more. Creighton’s chemistry degree program offers close student-faculty collaboration and abundant opportunities for undergraduate research, preparing you for in-demand jobs and admission to graduate and professional schools.

Gain a deeper understanding of Christian, Catholic, and Ignatian spirituality by earning your Master of Arts in Christian Spirituality at Creighton University.

Grounded in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, this program combines graduate-level study, personal prayer, community learning, and a commitment to apostolic work. After earning this degree, you'll be prepared to teach, minister to others, lead retreats, engage in spiritual direction, and integrate Christian spirituality with the most pressing issues facing the church and the world today.

Creighton offers a 50% tuition discount to help support and encourage students to engage in this mission-centered program. The program addresses one of the four universal apostolic preferences of the Society of Jesus, namely to "show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and Discernment."

Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts in classical languages will give you the tools to fully immerse yourself in the ancient world. A classical languages degree is perfect for those who want to understand the literary references and artistic representations of ancient customs, myths and people.

Bachelor’s, Minor

Explore and examine ancient history, customs, myths and events with a bachelor’s degree in classical and Near Eastern civilizations from Creighton. In this major, you’ll develop diverse perspectives through the study of ancient languages.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University’s online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Ethics Consultation will help you advance your skills in ethics consultation.

The School of Medicine will provide foundational knowledge, through graduate level coursework, to clinicians and healthcare professionals who are interested in advancing their skills related to clinical consultation and ethics committees. You’ll gain hands-on experience in ethical assessment, analysis, process and evaluation.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

With a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, students will learn how to analyze, craft and evaluate messages and understand communication as an everyday practice that is mindful, purposeful and strategic.

Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies offers students flexibility in the projects, service and internship they choose.

In a high-tech world, our graduates have a deep understanding of computing and information technology.

As a computer science major at Creighton, you’ll be prepared for a challenging, dynamic, rewarding and highly lucrative career as a software engineer, web designer, game developer, systems analyst, database manager or network administrator.

Undergrad Certificate

Want to explore imaginative writing and learn how literature and the creative process work? Creighton’s creative writing certificate can help you add writing fundamentals to expand your creativity or enhance your career.

Bachelor’s, Minor

Are you intrigued by the differences and similarities in cultures? With a cultural anthropology degree from Creighton, you’ll learn how people in different cultures interact and how to analyze the problems that arise when cultures differ. This understanding will allow you to help solve differences and bring people together to address inequalities.

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A minor in dance at Creighton will enhance your educational experience. You’ll primarily learn ballet technique coupled with other dance forms such as modern, jazz and tap, while also studying composition and performance. Students have the opportunity to publicly perform a variety of dance styles each semester and work with professional peer choreographers and instructors.

Creighton’s Bachelor of Science in Data Science represents a balanced approach to modern data science by combining credits from mathematics, journalism, media and computing with a collaborative, service-learning-based capstone to give students valuable real-world experience.

How does our new digital world tackle the big questions? Digital humanities applies technology to broaden our understanding of the changing world. With this minor, you will learn about the history, ethics and challenges of digital culture and be exposed to new technologies while you work on digital projects.

Creighton’s renowned doctor of dental surgery program will help you become an excellent dentist, while preparing you to work for the greater good. With our attentive and expert faculty, outstanding clinical experiences and an emphasis on giving back to the community through meaningful service, the School of Dentistry provides a rich preparation for a career in dentistry.

Doctorate, Dual Degree

If you aspire to serve the greater good as a doctor (MD), then Creighton is the place for you. As one of the nation’s largest Catholic health professions educators, we are proud to educate students in both the art and the science of medicine.

Creighton is one of the most trusted and respected names in the region, and Creighton physicians have been healing and teaching since 1892.

Graduate Certificate

If you’re looking to advance your career as an early childhood educator, consider Creighton University’s Early Childhood Education Graduate Certificate.

In this program, you’ll learn to create healthy, respectful, supportive and challenging learning environments for all children. You’ll understand the importance of developing partnerships with families and learn to build relationships that support and empower children and families.

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships for all current educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

Undergrad Certificate

Early childhood education (ECE) is one of the most impactful fields in education, and schools are looking for individuals who possess specialized training for pre-K through third grade classrooms. Creighton’s early childhood education certificate program can equip you for an in-demand role in this area.

Are you intrigued by how economic issues can make an impact on a national and global scale? As a Creighton economics major, you’ll build a strong foundation in your field with the tools and techniques of economic analysis, provided by this program.

If you’re looking to make a difference in the world by advancing your career as a teacher, consider Creighton University’s Master of Education in Elementary School Teaching.

In this program, you’ll develop the ability to think–and teach–critically and creatively, learning a variety of teaching strategies to accommodate diverse learners. You’ll learn to collaborate with colleagues, parents and community members to help students reach their full potential.

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships for all current educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

If you’re looking to change lives and take on a new professional role in education, Creighton University’s Master of Education in Secondary School Teaching can help you reach your goals. This program is designed for those who already have a degree in an endorsable content area and are interested in starting a career in teaching, or for those who are already teaching but need to earn their teaching certificate.

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships for all current educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

Quality educational leadership is imperative to the success of our schools and our students. In fact, studies have shown that effective leadership is second only to quality teaching in terms of improving student achievement. If you aspire to become a strong and effective leader in education, Creighton University’s online Master of Science in Educational Leadership is for you. 

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships to all educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education in leadership. See the tuition and fees section below for more details.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Broaden your instructional horizons and maximize your passion for teaching others through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Educational Specialist Areas.

This unique master’s program will allow you to explore new areas, diversify your teaching skillset and develop your leadership skills. You’ll be able to personalize the degree to your interests and prepare for a variety of educational leadership positions, such as a department chair, grade level team leader or instructional coach. 

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships for all current educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education. See the tuition and fees section below for more details.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

With an elementary education degree from Creighton, you’ll have access to award-winning faculty and opportunities to pursue your passion for teaching. Our fully accredited teacher education programs are designed to prepare you for success in the classroom, whether you’re interested in K–8 parochial schools or K–6 public schools.

Through a partnership with Metropolitan Community College (MCC) in Omaha, students who have earned the Associate in Applied Science Early Childhood Education at MCC may be eligible to earn the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at Creighton. A bachelor’s degree in elementary education will prepare you to teach K-8 in a parochial school or K-6 in a public school.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Finding a meaningful career is a must for you. So is being a leader in the field you pursue. Sound like you? Consider getting your Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine from Creighton University. Our program was one of the first professional EMS education programs in the nation.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective healthcare leader with Creighton’s Master of Science in Paramedicine. Ideal students for this program are EMS and health care professionals with at least three years of experience in emergency medicine. This program will prepare you for leadership roles requiring administration, education and training, planning, and research and development.

Bachelor’s, Dual Degree

This innovative dual degree in physics and engineering allows students to benefit from both a Jesuit, liberal arts education at Creighton University and a technical education in engineering at Washington University in St. Louis.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English gives you a solid foundation for careers and leadership roles in many professional fields. An English major is your pathway to jobs in law, medicine, administration, research, education, writing, business, public and foreign service, and more.

Graduate Certificate

Guide your organization by effectively identifying, assessing and managing risk through a graduate certificate in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) through Creighton University’s Heider College of Business.

If you’re interested in environmental issues and enjoy the natural and physical sciences, a Bachelor of Science in environmental science (BSEVS) might be for you. You’ll explore physical and social sciences through scientific inquiry. Creighton University’s BSEVS program provides multidisciplinary science training to prepare you for employment in an environmental science career or for graduate and professional school.

Graduate Certificate

If you’re a current school teacher looking to enhance your credentials and make a lasting impact on your students, Creighton University’s graduate certificate in English as a Second Language (ESL) is for you!

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships for all current educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

Does the study of the human body and the effects of health and exercise science on human performance fascinate you? If so, consider Creighton’s exercise science degree. The Bachelor of Science (BS) in exercise science and pre-health professions prepares you for a career in physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine, cardiac rehabilitation, dentistry and other allied health careers.

Do you love movies? Are you fascinated by how they’re made? At Creighton, you can indulge in your passion for film while preparing for your career. Creighton University’s minor in film studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides students an understanding of the filmmaking process and an appreciation of film as an expressive art form.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

U.S. News & World Report ranks Creighton’s Heider College of Business finance program among the top 20 programs in the country. Creighton finance graduates are careful, ethical analysts versed in the development of financial principles in all areas of financial decision-making.

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Master’s, Dual Degree

The Master of Finance (MFIN) program at Creighton University's Heider College of Business is designed to provide you with a deep, practical understanding of finance. You’ll learn to practice and apply critical thinking skills in a broad business context and in portfolio management.

The new Finance and Technology (FinTech) degree—one of the first of its kind in the U.S.—is a program that intersects our upper-ranked finance and business intelligence and analytics programs.

FinTech encompasses the increasing use of technology in the financial services industry.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University's Heider College of Business' online Graduate Certificate in Financial Psychology and Behavioral Finance program examines how deep-seated financial beliefs established early in life can subconsciously drive financial decisions. This emerging field can help financial professionals gain the knowledge and skills needed to understand and unlock these subconscious beliefs to make better choices and meet financial goals.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Did you know, after English, French is the most frequently taught language in the world? With a Creighton Bachelor of Arts (BA) in French and Francophone Studies, you’ll be able to speak, listen, read and write in French—a valuable skill in the global economy. Beyond learning the language, you’ll study the history, literature and rich culture of the French-speaking world.

Bachelor’s, Minor

Learn much more than the German language with a Bachelor of Arts in German studies. In this program, you’ll experience the rich culture of Germany through literature, art, music and pop culture.

Creighton students seeking to earn a degree in German studies benefit from small class sizes, computer-assisted language learning and supportive faculty mentors.

Interested in graphic design and film? Students who pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in graphic design and film from Creighton receive a well-rounded education in print and digital design,  video and still photography, typography and animation. Earning a degree in graphic design and film will prepare you for a successful career in a dynamic field.

Bachelor’s, Minor

With a Bachelor of Science (BS) in health administration and policy (HAP), you will be prepared to be a leader in the modern healthcare industry. Here, you’ll learn to put patients first and gain a solid understanding of healthcare institutions, management processes, public policy and social issues.

Graduate Certificate

Healthcare professionals looking to better manage adversity in the workplace should look no further than Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Collaboration and Conflict Management.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Management program can help pave the way for you to become a leader in the business side of health care.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Do you have an interest in working one-on-one with people of all ages to help them optimally thrive in their communities? Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts in healthy lifestyle management, a degree program that focuses on whole person health, may be the right fit for you.

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Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Want to know how people change the world? Interested in the history of a particular region of the world? Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in history will allow you to indulge your natural curiosity while preparing you for a broad range of careers.

Graduate Certificate

Immerse yourself in the core principles of a Jesuit education through Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Ignatian Tradition. In this program, you’ll study the teachings of St. Ignatius, take an in-depth look at the values on which he founded the order of the Society of Jesus, and walk in his shoes via the Ignatian Pilgrimage course.

Creighton offers guaranteed discounts to help support and encourage students to deepen their knowledge of Ignatian Tradition. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

Are you fascinated by how governments function? Do you want to make a difference and impact policy? If so, a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in international relations from Creighton is right for you.

With an international relations major, you’ll study international conflict, interstate cooperation, and the role of international institutions, nonprofits and law.

The online Doctor of Education in Interdisciplinary Leadership (EdD) from Creighton University is an exceptional educational experience. The program is specially designed to help aspiring leaders affect lasting and meaningful change in their communities, workplaces and beyond.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Learn the skills you need to succeed as a health and wellness professional with Creighton University’s Master of Science in Integrative Health and Wellness.

You’ll learn from faculty members and practitioners from the School of Medicine and across various disciplines in this interdisciplinary program—which will prepare you to work as part a diverse team of healthcare professionals. You’ll also learn to take a whole-person approach to your work, considering all aspects that may affect an individual’s personal health.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s, Dual Degree

If you’re seeking an advanced career in investments, portfolio management, or security analysis, then earning your master’s degree in Investment Management and Financial Analysis (MIMFA) from Creighton University's Heider College of Business can set you apart from your peers and position you for success.

Doctorate, Dual Degree

A Juris Doctor degree (JD) from Creighton School of Law offers you a purposeful education established on academic excellence, social justice and personal growth.

At Creighton, caring professors who have earned outstanding reputations will mentor you. You’ll learn in small classes where individual attention is paramount.

With a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in journalism from Creighton, you will gain the skills you need to discover, present, visualize and process information. Inform others through words or visuals by pursuing one of three tracks: advertising, news or public relations.

Creighton’s Justice and Peace Studies minor complements any major and empowers you to advance justice, peace, and environmental sustainability in any career. The Jesuit framework facilitates vocational discernment about how you feel called to change the world. The interdisciplinary coursework in social ethics strengthens your application medical school, law school, graduate school, and employment opportunities.

Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts in Justice and Society will equip you with the tools to make a profound difference in the world. If you’re interested in social service, social change and enjoy interdisciplinary study, this is the major for you.

Graduate Certificate

A Graduate Certificate in K-12 Educational Leadership through Sports from Creighton University can help you advance your career as an educator and become a stronger, more effective leader. Quality leadership is imperative to the success of our students, schools and activities and sports teams, so if you aspire to serve in an administrative role or become an athletic director, a graduate certificate in K-12 Educational Leadership from Creighton can help you reach your goals.

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships to all educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education in leadership. See the tuition and fees section below for more details.

 

Would you like to know more about Latin America—its cultures and history? With a minor in Latin American Studies, you’ll enrich your major and gain an understanding of Latino communities both within and outside the U.S. This six-course program includes multiple approaches: anthropological, cultural, environmental, gendered, historical, political and theological.

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate, Dual Degree

Jump start your career faster by earning dual or triple degrees in business and law. A business background provides a great foundation for the study of law. A thorough knowledge of the principles and processes of an economic organization is essential to an understanding of legal principles. With this program, you’ll enjoy a rich and well-rounded college and law school experience.

Master’s, Doctorate, Dual Degree

The JD/MS in Government Organization and Leadership (GOAL) dual degree program from Creighton University School of Law will prepare you for leadership positions with government entities and the organizations that work closely with them. Enter the job market ready to succeed in a very competitive environment.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Learn how you can become a leader in Creighton’s accelerated, online Bachelor of Science in Leadership. Earn your undergraduate degree and develop the skills you need through courses in ethics, logistics, finance and theory. You’ll discover how to be an effective communicator, innovative leader and advocate for social justice.

Graduate Certificate

Successful leaders understand that the success and engagement of their employees is dependent upon their own personal engagement, health and happiness. Creighton University’s unique one-year graduate certificate program in Leadership and Well-Being can help you optimize your own well-being and that of others in your organization by prioritizing quality of life. This can generate meaningful, positive change, and spark a lasting impact on the health and contentment of individuals within your organization.

Graduate Certificate

Learn the skills you need to succeed as a health and wellness professional with Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Lifestyle Medicine.

You’ll learn from faculty members and practitioners from the School of Medicine and across various disciplines in this interdisciplinary program—which will prepare you to work as part a diverse team of healthcare professionals. You’ll learn to take a whole-person approach in designing, implementing and modifying lifestyle medicine programs and explore the many factors that impact an individual’s health, from nutrition to exercise to sleep to stress management and more.

Complete a master’s degree from Creighton University while gaining practical experience in teaching through the Magis Catholic Teacher Corps.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a concentration in management from Creighton is the perfect choice if you want to develop leadership skills and influence organizational behavior in your business career.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Are you a problem solver who enjoys working on creative projects? Do you like analyzing human behavior, conducting research and testing, or developing inventive ways to promote products? A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with a marketing major is a great choice for you.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Mathematics majors are critical thinkers, problem solvers and solution seekers. In today’s data-saturated world, experts in math are more in-demand than ever as employers seek adaptable employees who can think abstractly.

Bachelor’s, Minor

When you pursue a bachelor’s degree in medical anthropology, you’ll develop the skills necessary to implement health care in an increasingly complex world while considering the importance of culture. This sociocultural approach, emphasized by fieldwork, is what makes Creighton’s medical anthropology program so unique.

Creighton University’s Master of Arts in Medical Humanities provides students who are interested in health care a broad, interdisciplinary understanding of health, illness, suffering, and care. Rooted in Jesuit values, the program examines how health-related concepts are shaped by cultural, spiritual, political, and economic practices.

Prepare for the next step in your career as a medical scientist or educator with Creighton University’s Master of Medical Microbiology and Immunology program. Through a combination of coursework and laboratory experience, this master’s program can prepare you for opportunities teaching at the undergraduate level or participating in research in as little as two years.

Doctorate, Dual Degree

Advance your understanding of the smallest physiological systems, their defenses and mechanisms, and the scientific method through Creighton University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology program. Through extensive research, this PhD program prepares students to be highly qualified experts in medical microbiology and immunology.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

Gain a solid foundation in medical physics and learn how to apply your skills and training in a clinical setting through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Medical Physics. Coursework will prepare you for a career in medical and health physics, radiobiology, radiological physics and radiation dosimetry, nuclear physics and instrumentation, nuclear medicine or medical imaging. Through coursework grounded in medical imaging, radiation therapy, dosimetry, nuclear physics, and clinical rotations, this master’s program can serve as the starting point for pursuit of a doctoral degree.

Gain an in-depth understanding of medical sciences and learn to apply it in an academic or clinical environment through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MMS) program. This 11-month master’s program is ideal for students looking to fill a gap year, as it can lead to the next step in your career as a medical sciences teacher, further graduate study, or a career in a health care profession such as medicine or dentistry.

Develop leadership and management skills for success as a leader in a civilian career or the U.S. Army with a minor in military science. As one of the premier Army ROTC programs in the country, Creighton’s Department of Military Science will educate, train, develop and inspire you to become an officer and leader of character, with an emphasis on ethical conduct.

Are you passionate about helping others and furthering your own spiritual journey? A Master of Arts in Ministry from Creighton University can help you answer your calling.

Creighton offers guaranteed discounts to help support and encourage students to deepen their spiritual journey. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

Do you love music? Do you enjoy the thrill of performing? You can pursue your passion with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in music from Creighton. Music majors learn the historical, theoretical, aesthetic and practical approaches to the study of art music. You’ll receive a comprehensive musical education that prepares you for a variety of post-graduate options.

Explore all aspects of theatre, dance and music—on and off the stage—in Creighton’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in musical theatre degree. The bachelor’s degree will give you a foundational knowledge and lifelong appreciation of a unique type of theatre that combines songs, dialogue, acting and dance into one unified performance.

Knowing how to both manage conflict and put it to good use can be the difference between simply putting out fires and moving your business—and your career—forward. Creighton University’s Master of Science in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution (NCR) can provide the knowledge and skills you need to become an effective conflict manager in healthcare, law, ministry, education, business and more.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

With a Creighton neuroscience degree, you will explore the complex world of the brain and nervous system through hands-on research. Here, you will delve into several scientific disciplines to understand how the brain serves as a foundation of the mind, awareness and thought.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

The Master of Science in Neuroscience program is only open to current undergraduate Creighton students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience. This accelerated bachelor’s to master’s program is set up for current undergraduate Creighton students to graduate in five years with a bachelor's AND a master’s degree.

Bachelor’s, Dual Degree

Creighton is partnering with several colleges to offer unique pathways to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). With the dual degree 3+1 program, you’ll spend three years at either Concordia University, Nebraska, Wayne State College, Hastings College or York University, before starting Creighton’s 12-month Accelerated BSN program at CHI Health St. Francis in Grand Island.

Are you ready to take a more active role in delivering quality healthcare, shaping health policy or educating the next generation of nursing professionals? The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs in the College of Nursing will give you the advanced knowledge and skills you need to be a leader in today’s challenging health care environment.

Graduate Certificate

The Post-Graduate Certificate programs through Creighton’s College of Nursing will help you build on your skills and knowledge, explore new professional avenues and expand your leadership role in health care.

Perhaps you’ve already earned your graduate nursing degree, but now you have new goals. Maybe you’d like to expand your nursing role—or maybe you have an interest in an area outside of what you studied during your time in a graduate nursing program. If any of these situations sound familiar, a post-graduate nursing certificate could be just what you're looking for.

The online Doctor of Nursing Practice from Creighton University is recognized for developing highly skilled, compassionate nurses. Our students become life-changing leaders recognized for advancing the quality of care and improving healthcare systems. Benefit from practical, interdisciplinary coursework integrated with compassion-centered, self-reflective Jesuit principles to ensure the quality of your degree will be recognized by employers. 

If you earned a degree in occupational therapy, physical therapy, or a rehabilitation-related field outside of the U.S. as an undergraduate student, Creighton University offers two graduate degree programs that will expand your career options and leadership potential: The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy or the Master of Science in Rehabilitation.

Graduate Certificate

A Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership from Creighton University will help you discover what it takes to be an efficient and effective leader.

Master’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s, Dual Degree

The meaning of leadership is to commit to thoughtful decision-making, handle adversity, understand and manage organizational challenges, collaborate and promote change—all for the greater good. The mission of the MS in Organizational Leadership is to develop moral and ethical leaders who use their skills to promote social justice and societal and organizational change.

Graduate Certificate

Energize your career in finance and set yourself apart with a graduate certificate in Personal Financial Planning from Creighton University's Heider College of Business.

Master’s, Dual Degree

Position yourself to make a difference in the world of medicine with Creighton University’s Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences. This program is perfect if you aspire to educate others, pursue a research career in the pharmaceutical industry, or take the next step in your journey to be a pharmacist.

Gain the knowledge and laboratory skills you need to effectively study drugs, research how they react with the human body and analyze how they impact complex systems through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Pharmacology and Neuroscience program. This interdisciplinary laboratory science program will give you a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms of drugs and a strong basis for a career as an educator in pharmacology, research scientist, medical liaison or several other professions within the health care and pharmaceutical industries.

Doctorate, Dual Degree

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms of drugs and their effects on physiological systems through Creighton University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology and Neuroscience. This research-intensive doctoral program will prepare you for a career in research or as a leader in academia or the pharmaceutical or biotech industries.

On Campus, Online, Hybrid
Doctorate, Dual Degree

Whether inspired by compassion or driven to improve lives and serve communities through your work, you can pursue the path of your calling with Creighton’s Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Our PharmD program prepares you to provide a level of care that treats the whole person—and it’s one of the top-ranked pharmacy programs in the nation.

A Bachelor of Arts (BA) in philosophy at Creighton will introduce you to concepts, arguments and worldviews that will sharpen your ethical vision and help you make critical choices throughout life.

At the physician assistant (PA) program at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska, you’ll learn more than just the practice of medicine. You’ll experience an interprofessional, broad-based medical education in an environment of reflective learning that will transform you into an exemplary health care provider.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

A physics degree offers a basis for a wide variety of fields, because at the heart, it’s a study of how things work. Creighton’s Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Science in Physics (BSPhys) touch on important philosophical questions in theories of relativity and quantum mechanics and using mathematics, computers and instrumentation as tools for research.

Further your understanding of everything around you and how things function through Creighton University’s Master of Science in Physics. Coursework applies to a variety of careers and academic pursuits, and can be customized to your own educational and career goals—whether that’s earning a doctoral degree, a career in secondary or post-secondary education, or a wide variety of roles in research, engineering, data analytics, material science and more.

As a political science major, you’ll pursue a deep understanding of how humans organize their societies and make collective choices for the whole. Getting a political science degree from Creighton gives you valuable skills that you can apply across a variety of careers—from law to business, public administration, education and the military, just to name a few.

Undergrad Certificate

Creighton’s post-baccalaureate pre-dental certificate program may be a perfect option for you if you’ve applied to dental school and been denied admission. This program will help you strengthen your credentials and skills in order to better prepare you for the rigors of dental school at Creighton University.

Undergrad Certificate

If you already have an undergraduate degree and plan to apply to a health professions program—medicine, dentistry, occupational or physical therapy, physician’s assistant, pharmacy, emergency medical services, nursing or veterinary school—the Certificate in pre-health sciences from Creighton University will help you achieve your goals.

Want insight into human behaviors, thoughts and emotions? Eager to conduct research as an undergraduate? Choose a Bachelor of Science (BS) in psychological science from Creighton and prepare for a fulfilling career, conduct research and more.

If you’re a person dedicated to the idea of making the world a healthier place, Creighton’s Master of Public Health (MPH) program is your answer. There are many ways to impact Public Health beyond a traditional healthcare provider role. Public Health professionals focus on preventing and mitigating disease outbreaks and confronting systemic health challenges affecting everyone.

In Creighton’s School of Medicine, you’ll pursue an education grounded in the Jesuit values that drive our mission, including caring for the whole person and fighting for the interests of poor and marginalized populations.

Creighton University’s Master of Science in School Counseling program is designed to prepare individuals for a counseling career in a school system. In this program, you’ll learn about the many aspects of child and adolescent development and how to develop strategies to help students cope with challenges and overcome obstacles. You’ll graduate this program empowered to provide positive and effective guidance to your students and leadership to your school.

Creighton offers guaranteed scholarships for all current educators to help support and encourage teachers to continue to their education in school counseling. See tuition and fees section below for more details.

In both history and contemporary society, science, medicine, ethics and technology have shaped one another. The Science and Medicine in Society minor at Creighton provides students with historical, sociological, and anthropological perspectives on science and medicine.

Have you always wanted to help others? One of the best ways to do that is through social work, a field devoted to helping individuals, families, groups and organizations function the best they can in their environments. The focus on environments sets social work apart from similar professions.

Bachelor’s, Minor

Social systems affect the lives of all people, and understanding how individuals and groups interact and impact our decisions is essential. As a sociology major, you’ll gain a keen sense of the world you work in, giving you an edge in the professional world.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s, Minor

With a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and Hispanic studies from Creighton, you’ll learn much more than basic grammar and vocabulary. Here, you’ll immerse yourself in remarkable cultures, master the second-most widely spoken language in the United States and enhance your career options.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Direction and Directed Retreats (SDDR) offers a transformative experience of reflection, prayer, worship, community and study that cultivates a deep knowledge and personal appropriation of Christian Spirituality in the Ignatian tradition.

Grounded in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, the SDDR Certificate forms students to be certified spiritual directors using the contemplative-evocative method. The certificate includes a nine-month, directed practicum experience with supervised spiritual direction and retreat formation. You will cultivate an apostolic spirituality and personal renewal that will help you respond creatively and faithfully to the many urgent issues facing church and world in the twenty-first century.

Creighton offers guaranteed tuition discounts for this mission-centered program. The program addresses one of the four universal apostolic preferences of the Society of Jesus, namely to "show the way to God through the Spiritual Exercises and Discernment."

Graduate Certificate

A Graduate Certificate in Sports Leadership from Creighton University will help you discover what it takes to be an impactful and effective leader. Join us and learn how to lead meaningful organizational change, help develop future leaders and promote positive social changes in your community.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s, Minor

Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts in studio art—and the career-oriented professional degree Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art—will provide you with a broad-based understanding of the visual arts. With a studio art major, you’ll gain an understanding of art and creativity in the context of society as a whole, with unique opportunities to combine art with service, in the spirit of our Jesuit education tradition.

Whether it’s in government, nonprofit or the corporate sectors, careers in sustainability are dynamic and increasing in demand. A sustainability degree from Creighton will prepare you to help make a more livable future in your community and around the world.

Bachelor’s, Minor

Get hands-on experiences in performance, crew, design and directing with Creighton’s Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in theatre. Whether you want to be on stage or behind the scenes, you’ll actively learn all aspects of theatre, including research, production, acting, directing, lighting, sound, scenery, costuming and theatre history.

Bachelor’s, Accelerated Bachelor’s to Master’s

If you want to deepen your understanding of your own faith or learn more about the significance of religion in today’s world, then Creighton’s theology program is the right place for you.

When you pursue a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in theology from Creighton University, you’ll get an introduction to the various sub-disciplines within theology, according to its classic definition as “faith seeking understanding.”

If you like to think creatively about human relationships and social practices, are concerned about justice issues and enjoy analyzing media content for subtle messages, then consider Creighton’s minor in women’s and gender studies.

Looking to improve lives and society through a commitment to exemplary physical therapist education, research and service, within the Jesuit tradition? Creighton University offers two programs to obtain your Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in our Omaha and Phoenix locations.

Known for setting industry standards, Creighton created the first Doctor of Physical Therapy program in the United States—a standard adapted by physical therapy programs nationwide.

Looking to make a positive impact on the well-being of all you serve in a program that combines academics with experiential learning? Since launching the Occupational Therapy Program in 1985, Creighton University has set new standards in the profession.

We live and do business in a global economy. With an international business degree, you’ll see the business world in an international context. You’ll learn how manufacturing, retail, investments, banking and other financial services operate in a global environment. Whether you work in the domestic market or internationally, you’ll be able to assess competition effectively.

Undergrad Certificate

Looking to gain versatile skills you can apply to most any type of work you pursue? Creighton’s certificate in communication studies will immerse you in the analysis of one of today’s leading fields. Plus, you can complete your certificate in a time frame that works for you. Courses are available in the day and evening, or you can choose our accelerated eight-week term.

Associate’s

Explore one of today’s leading fields, organizational communication, while you boost your communication skills, learn from faculty experts and gain insights into furthering your educational pursuits. Attend courses during the day, evening or both to fit your busy schedule.

Undergrad Certificate

With a computer science certificate from Creighton, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need for today’s global technology environment. Explore computing and information technology, learn how data and programming interact and gain insights into how software engineers and systems analysts work. Take courses during the day, in the evening or both to fit your busy life.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Educator Teaching and Learning will provide you with the skills necessary to positively influence the future of health care and to become a stand-out leader in health care education.

Graduate Certificate

Creighton University’s Graduate Certificate in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution will give you the tools to effectively approach, manage, and resolve conflict in a way that brings about positive change. If you’re ready to advance your career and bring harmony to your personal and professional life, this program is for you.

A Master of Science in Oral Biology is geared toward providing a sound didactic basis for students interested in pursuing dentistry as a profession.

Gain the knowledge, skills and experience you need to deliver high-quality, cost-effective interventions in occupational therapy practice with Creighton’s online post-professional occupational therapy doctorate program. Students combine coursework in a professional area of their choosing with expert mentorship—and can design a plan of study to fit busy schedules.

Professional Development

This Advanced Certified Scrum Product Owner (A-CSPOSM) workshop is designed to take product owners to the next level of knowledge, skill and certification. The workshop builds on the foundation established in the Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) designation, so participants should already hold a CSPO® certification. Set yourself apart by being one of the first in the world to earn this advanced certification from the Scrum Alliance®. The course is a highly interactive learning experience that will share best practices, explore real-life problems and offer practical techniques to take away and apply immediately.

Professional Development

The Advanced Certified ScrumMaster® course is designed for those who already have their Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM® ) credential and are looking to take the next step. By building upon the core Scrum framework, this course helps you move toward a professional and practitioner ScrumMaster® level, allowing you to realize more of your (and your team’s) untapped potential. The training course is a highly interactive learning experience that will explore best practices, dig into real-life problems and offer practical techniques to take away and apply immediately.

Professional Development

Lifestyle medicine is the use of healthy lifestyle behaviors to prevent and treat chronic diseases. In this course, students will consider comprehensively applying lifestyle medicine strategies to healthy individuals, to those with chronic diseases and as part of a self-care program. Students will also consider lifestyle medicine as its own medical explanatory framework for disease, illness and health.

Professional Development

Social emotional learning is getting a lot of attention due to the emphasis in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), but what is social emotional learning (SEL) and how can schools make sure this type of learning is being addressed? Attend this course and get answers to these questions and more. Participants will learn techniques and strategies for promoting a healthy and vibrant culture for all students.

Professional Development

This applied behavioral finance course examines the intersection of behavioral finance, financial psychology, and financial planning theory, practice, and research. It reviews the research on behavioral finance and investor psychology, exploring the effects of human emotions and cognitive errors on financial decisions. This course focuses on the application of behavioral finance theory and research to the practice of business, financial planning and financial therapy to help professionals improve the financial health of their clients.

Professional Development

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®) professionals have been taught the Scrum terminology, practices and principles that enable them to fulfill the role of Product Owner on a Scrum team. CSPO® professionals are typically the individuals who are closest to the business side of the project. They are charged by the organization to “get the product out” and are expected to do the best possible job of satisfying all the stakeholders. CSPO® professionals maintain the product backlog and ensure that everyone knows the priorities. Upon successful completion of this course, you’ll need to accept the license agreement through the Scrum Alliance® to earn your certification.

Professional Development

Scrum is an Agile framework for product development. In our ScrumMaster® course, you’ll learn about the history of Agile development and the disciplines promoted by Scrum. Scrum can apply to many industries such as IT, finance, government, healthcare, telecommunications, construction, education, insurance, automotive, manufacturing and others that need to develop high-quality solutions quickly. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the Scrum methodology while reviewing the behaviors expected of a Certified ScrumMaster®.

Professional Development

This program provides training to lay volunteers in Omaha who want to become health advocates within their communities. You’ll learn about prevention, identification and treatment of chronic disease and gain the tools you need to navigate the healthcare system. As a community health advocate, you’ll help improve the health of your community.

Professional Development

Change is truly a constant, no matter what industry you’re in, and sometimes those changes reach the level of a crisis. When you understand crisis planning and communication, you can better prepare for the unexpected.

Professional Development

Learn in-demand tech skills by completing hands-on projects from top tech companies like Spotify, Google and Airbnb in this course. Almost every industry from business to education, health care and nonprofit now requires employees who are able to use data to make better-informed decisions. Sharpen your data skills with this professional development program.

Professional Development

It’s true that you should expect the unexpected. That’s especially accurate in today’s business environment. The Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Refresh Workshop is designed to provide organization leaders, risk managers and executives a comprehensive approach to developing or updating their DRBC plans. DRBC plans are essential to keeping your enterprise running when you face unforeseen challenges. This comprehensive six-part online webinar workshop series will help you prepare by exploring topics such as:

Professional Development

Practicing self-care can “fill your cup” and enhance your overall well-being, which can make you more effective in your professional life. The purpose of this course is to create a synergy between participants’ self-care practices while considering their ongoing personal and professional demands. As part of this course, participants will be exposed to the latest research on self-care, complete reflective activities to explore their current self-care practices, consider stress triggers and rate their potential for professional burnout. Participants will complete the course by creating a personalized self-care plan that will help fill their cup.

Professional Development

The world loves stories and no one tells them better than a digital marketer. Those with digital marketing skills are set to become the future changemakers that set the tone for how we shop, connect and share ideas across the globe. This online digital marketing course will help you learn to effectively tell those stories and use essential digital marketing tools.

Professional Development

This course reviews the basic principles of aerobic and anaerobic fitness and their relationship with health and disease. Students will learn and practice how to construct, implement, and modify personalized exercise programs for patients/clients with and without chronic disease and across the lifespan. Students also learn how to evaluate and read research papers that are based on exercise practices and procedures. 

Professional Development

In western cultures, the words “happiness” and “well-being” are often used in statements of life goals and are referred to in futuristic, unattainable and elusive ways that are difficult to define and even more difficult to achieve. This online professional development course for educators will explore the science and evolution of happiness and well-being as well as the concepts of “purpose” and “meaning” and how we often resist happiness.

Professional Development

This course provides students with a broad perspective on the many factors that determine health, with emphasis on healthy lifestyle behaviors and health behavior change. Students will construct, implement and modify healthy lifestyle programs for case patients/clients with and without chronic disease and across the lifespan. Special emphasis will be placed on understanding the pathophysiology and current treatment strategies of common chronic diseases. Students also learn how to evaluate and read research papers that are based on lifestyle medicine practices and procedures.

Professional Development

Rise to meet your professional challenges through design thinking, an innovative approach to problem solving. Leverage your creativity and experience in this six-week, online design thinking class.

Professional Development

Learn how to bring 3D printing to your classroom. Designed for teachers who are new to 3D printing, this three-day workshop covers what you need to know about the related software and hardware, plus we’ll explore the opportunities that 3D printing offers to students. Participants will learn about the basics of 3D software, create their own designs and go hands on with their 3D printer.

Professional Development

Design thinking is a human-centered design process that fosters empathy, imagination, critical thinking and problem solving. The Introduction to Design Thinking for Educators course is a one-day interactive workshop for teachers at every grade level. This one-day workshop will dive into the core concepts of design thinking. It will also provide hands-on and interactive activities that you can bring into your classroom. You’ll also go back to your school with resources to keep exploring what is possible when you integrate design thinking into your existing curriculum. If you’re new to design thinking or have thought about testing the waters, this workshop is for you.

Professional Development

This course is designed to help financial planners, business professionals and more develop knowledge and skills they can use with individuals, families and business owners to help them work toward their financial goals. This course is an introductory financial psychology course that examines the intersection between financial planning, financial coaching and financial therapy. This class will introduce you to:

Professional Development

This course reviews the basic principles of human nutrition with emphasis on the relationship between diet and health, and diet and disease. Students will learn and practice how to construct, implement, and modify personalized nutrition programs for patients/clients with and without chronic disease and across the lifespan. Students also learn how to evaluate and read research papers that are based on nutrition practices and procedures.

Professional Development

To help form a more just world, it’s important to examine structural injustices and develop strategies for dismantling them. The Organizing for Justice and Solidarity in the 21st Century class builds on Creighton’s Structural Injustice course, offering insights, strategies, and skills for how to take action to address systemic injustice through individual action and social movements. The course emphasizes how individuals, through civic organizing, can initiate and influence system-level transformation.

Professional Development

Do you learn best by doing? This two-part course is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of project management and offer the opportunity to practice and apply newfound knowledge and techniques.

Professional Development

As it applies to schools, restorative justice is a powerful approach to discipline that focuses on repairing harm through inclusive processes that engage all stakeholders. Implemented well, restorative justice shifts the focus of discipline from punishment to learning.

Professional Development

During this two-day course, attendees will gain the knowledge necessary to lead a Lean-Agile enterprise by leveraging the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and its underlying principles derived from Lean, systems thinking, Agile development, product development flow and DevOps. Participants will discuss the five competencies needed to become a Lean Enterprise, and they’ll practice the skills for supporting and executing PI Planning events and coordinating multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs).

Professional Development

This course studies stress and sleep and their respective impacts on health and chronic disease across the lifespan. In exploring how to manage stress, several management techniques are debated and practiced with emphasis on mind-body medicine and the relaxation response. Students also learn how to evaluate and read research papers that are based on stress and sleep management practices and procedures.

Professional Development

Events of 2020 have brought national awareness to the importance of recognizing, naming and describing structural injustice and taking concrete action to dismantle it and to work for structural and social justice. How do we understand and work for social justice when we face systemic/structural injustices–whether those injustices are racism, capitalism, colonialism, misogyny or other "isms"? This class responds directly to that question.

Professional Development

Instructional coaching has grown exponentially over the past two decades. Today there are coaches in large, small, urban and rural districts. Coaches focus on subjects like mathematics, literacy and technology. Others work across content areas. With countless hours being dedicated to coaching, educators must be sure that it is reaching the intended goal of increasing student and teacher learning.

Professional Development

Teachers and principals: Pair up and join the online Catalyst program, which is designed to grow the Catholic school leadership skills of aspiring leaders. Teachers, in partnership with their mentoring principal and as members of an online cohort, will take on day-to-day school leadership tasks, explore seminal writings on Catholic education and develop a school improvement project that responds to the needs of the school community.

Professional Development

Remote teaching brings unique challenges. How can Catholic educators foster community virtually and keep the classroom grounded in essential values? Creighton University has put together a series of courses that will help Catholic educators build the skills to be successful in a remote learning setting.

Professional Development

This course is designed to help financial and business professionals develop knowledge and skills to work effectively with clients. This is an advanced course that surveys topics facilitating the integration of financial psychology into financial planning, financial coaching, business and financial therapy.

Professional Development

Teaching is a demanding profession. Now, more than ever, teachers are being asked to prepare their students for higher achievement, while taking on greater workloads with fewer resources. This can take a toll on personal well-being, and the stress can lead to teacher burnout. Burnout is an acute challenge in the first years of teaching, and even veteran teachers facing new, higher demands are at risk.

Associate’s

Whether you’re looking to launch your career in computer science or planning to continue on to earn a bachelor’s degree, you’ll be off to a great start with a computer science associate degree from Creighton. You can pursue your degree while taking courses during the day, in the evening or both.

Join the Doctor of Physical Therapy program in Phoenix, and learn in Creighton’s new state-of-the-art facility in the heart of midtown. While the location is new, Creighton’s program is well-established and focused on improving the lives of patients. The first enrollment for the Phoenix doctor of physical therapy program is planned for fall 2022.

On Campus
Professional Development

Whether you are looking to expand your health career options or volunteer in your local community as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Creighton University’s industry-leading EMT course will help you reach your goals. The EMT course meets twice per week for four hours. In addition to classroom learning, you will also engage in ambulance and hospital clinical experiences. That means you will gain the knowledge, skills and hands-on practice you need to provide exceptional emergency medical care.

On Campus
Professional Development

When you pursue your paramedic education from Creighton University, you will experience innovative and creative paramedic classes from a nationally accredited and recognized leader in EMS education. Creighton’s intensive yearlong program consists of approximately 650 hours of lectures, labs, practical skills sessions, case studies and review sessions on topics such as:

  • Advanced Patient Assessment
  • Airway Management & Ventilation
  • Anatomy & Physiology
On Campus, Online
Professional Development

Creighton University’s Critical Care Paramedic course will prepare you to deliver outstanding advanced critical care when moving patients from one healthcare facility to another via ground or air ambulance or when responding directly to the scene of a medical or trauma event. You will learn from experienced critical care providers who will teach you how to perform patient assessments and provide invasive out-of-hospital care. You will receive instruction in both classroom and clinical settings. The course is also available online, however, you must attend the two-day on-campus invasive skills session and complete a clinical internship.

Professional Development

The Pre-Hospital Care (EMT) for Nurses is an intensive one-week course offered on the Creighton University campus. It gives RNS, LPNs and other healthcare professionals the knowledge and skills to deliver exceptional emergency care in out-of-hospital settings.

Professional Development

If you are a registered nurse or physician looking to take steps to become a certified paramedic, consider this two-week course on the Creighton University campus. This intensive paramedic course covers an array of topics, including:

  • Advanced patient assessment
  • Advanced ventilation and airway procedures
  • Out-of-hospital medications
  • EMS patient transportation equipment
  • Advanced cardiac assessment and treatment modalities
  • Assessment and care of out-of-hospital trauma emergencies
  • Assessment and care of out-of-hospital medical emergencies
Professional Development

The fully online EMS Instructor course at Creighton University provides you with the knowledge and skills you need to become an entry-level EMS instructor. You will learn what it takes to facilitate quality, student-centered lectures and to do the online research necessary to present relevant and effective EMS courses. The EMS Instructor course was developed using the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most current guidelines for educating EMS instructors.

Professional Development

Through the online EMS Management course at Creighton University, you will gain the knowledge, skills and abilities you need to be an effective entry-level manager in the EMS field.

Associate’s

The Associate of Science in Paramedicine degree at Creighton University will prepare you for a variety of careers in emergency care. You’ll go through our renowned, accredited emergency medical services education program and learn from experienced EMS educators, pre-hospital providers, registered nurses and critical care physicians.

As a paramedic, you come to the aid of the sick and injured in our communities. You make a difference in the lives of others. Make a change in your own life by completing a degree that recognizes your paramedic education. Creighton’s online Bachelor of Science in Paramedicine degree completion pathway is designed for practicing paramedic clinicians to advance their careers and reach professional goals.

If you’re driven to positively impact the lives of patients, our Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS) program could be a perfect fit. The application cycle is now open through the CASPA website. The PA Program-Phoenix is not yet accredited.

Associate’s

Whether you’re thinking of earning a bachelor’s degree or you’re ready to pursue a career, an Associate in Science in mathematics from Creighton will help you work toward your goal. Courses are offered during the day and evenings, so you can design your schedule.

Creighton’s Global Health Equity minor introduces students to the interdisciplinary field of global health and the ethical, innovative approaches to promoting health equity. This minor provides a biosocial framework and argues that global health issues can only be sufficiently understood and addressed by recognizing their physiological and sociocultural contexts.

Undergrad Certificate

Gain a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts with a certificate in mathematics from Creighton. A mathematics certificate can enhance your career in education, business, management or another field. It can also serve as a starting point for an undergraduate degree in mathematics.

Undergrad Certificate

If you’ve applied to medical school and been denied admission, Creighton University’s Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Pre-Medicine with Health Sciences - Multicultural and Community Affairs (HS-MACA) may be a perfect option for you. This program will help you strengthen your credentials and skills in order to better prepare you for the rigors of medical school.

Master’s, Doctorate, Dual Degree

In as little as three years you can earn a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from Creighton University. The dual-degree program puts you into the workforce sooner and sets you apart from others in the competitive market.

Creighton’s African Studies minor is perfect for anyone who’s fascinated by the history and culture of Africa. With a minor in African Studies, you’ll come away with more than just an all-encompassing view of Africa. You will be empowered to become a better citizen and a member of a global community.

Creighton University’s Heider College of Business offers an online master’s degree in Financial Planning and Financial Psychology. Program courses examine all areas of financial planning. Additionally, four financial psychology courses help professionals gain the knowledge and skills needed to understand and unlock harmful subconscious beliefs many clients have, allowing them to make better choices to achieve their life goals.

Bachelor’s, Minor

Earn your criminal justice degree and gain an understanding of crime, victimization and the American criminal justice system. At Creighton, you’ll explore how the criminal justice system interacts with victims of crime and members of disadvantaged communities. Ultimately, you’ll learn why studying crime, victimization and the criminal justice system is a critical component to improving society.

Specifically tailored to busy, working physicians, clinicians, hospital administrators and healthcare executives, the Executive Healthcare MBA (EMBA) program from Creighton University's Heider College of Business offers a flexible, credible and relevant graduate degree to build your leadership skills and help advance your career.

Professional Development

For the experienced healthcare professional who desires a condensed, yet broad and comprehensive overview of the business of healthcare, the Heider College of Business at Creighton University offers an Executive Fellowship in Healthcare Management. In just six months, participants will come away with the valuable tools and insights necessary to succeed as a leader in healthcare while earning six graduate credit hours and 72 accredited CME hours.