Prepare for success in the business world at Dominican: rooted in experiential learning, our challenging, values-based curriculum provides real-world skills. You’ll do well and make the world a better place.

Located just 10 miles west of downtown Chicago near the vibrant suburb of Oak Park, Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business provides students and alumni with a wealth of business opportunities. Our top-ranked graduate programs are designed to ensure market readiness and success. 

We offer: 

  • Curriculum rooted in experiential learning.
  • Expanded elective courses to explore new areas or deepen your skills.
  • Foundation courses that start every six weeks. Complete them in one semester online or on campus.
  • A dedicated career development program with personalized coaching from top executives
  • Full-time or part-time programs, degrees or certificates, available online and on-campus
Top-ranked programs. Exceptional value. 

Recognized as the No. 1 best value in the Midwest by the prestigious US News and World Report, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality education at an affordable cost. Students choose the Brennan School because of its exceptional value, which offers: 

Respect. The Brennan School of Business is AACSB Accredited, a distinction earned by less than five percent of business schools worldwide. AACSB schools provide a better return on your investment with higher-caliber academics and degrees of distinction that help advance your business career.

Community. With an 11 to 1 student to faculty ratio, our classes are small and our students bring varied background perspectives, resulting in a rich, immersive learning experience.

Perspective. Our faculty bring a balance of academic rigor and practical experience into the classroom, including the global perspective crucial to success in today’s business environment.

Readiness. We provide the skills employers seek: the ability to analyze problems critically, to communicate clearly and to respond to business challenges with integrity.

Read more about our student outcomes. 

Who we are

Approximately 500 students, with representatives from around the world, make up the student body. In recent years, the Brennan School of Business has expanded its global reach by partnering with top-ranked universities abroad to to advance student learning in Ireland, Spain and France while enriching communities in Nigeria and Chile.

The business faculty is comprised of highly qualified professionals who are passionately committed to excellent and rigorous instruction. They ensure that students not only understand business theories but also the practical applications of the concepts being covered. They bring the material alive by leveraging their own significant experience in business.

Learn more about how our programs, degrees and certificates can advance your career. 

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