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Lewis University

About Lewis University

Lewis University is a regionally accredited, private school that is sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers. This Catholic university has a main campus in Romeoville, Illinois, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs designed to prepare graduates to become leaders and advocates for human rights and social justice. Lewis University also offers many of its high-quality programs in a convenient online format.

Designed to meet the needs of busy adult learners, the master's degree programs can be completed entirely online and are offered in areas ranging from data science and computer science to criminal justice and organizational leadership. Online students can also choose from several graduate certificate options including education leadership, bioinformatics, professional coaching, and more.

Online students take courses with the same instructors who teach the on-campus programs, and many of these individuals hold a terminal degree and have real-world experience in the field that they teach. Students are able to interact with their instructors and classmates from around the world through discussion boards and the school's online learning platform. Technical support is available 24/7 though the school's Personal Support Center, and financial aid is available to those who qualify. Online students at Lewis are also assigned a student services coordinator who guides them throughout their entire academic career.

Lewis University Offers:

  • Program Variety - Prospective students can choose from a variety of fully online undergraduate and graduate programs that can help them achieve their academic, professional, and/or personal goals.
  • Flexible Schedules - Lewis' online programs allow students to complete their coursework on their own schedule, as long as they still meet course deadlines.
  • Small Classes - Online courses have a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1 so students can receive personalized attention from their professors.
  • Ranked Institution - Lewis University has been named one of the 'Best Midwestern Universities' by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report has ranked it in top 25 regional Midwest universities.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants to Lewis University online graduate programs must hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution. Additional requirements may vary by program.

Find Your Program:

  1. Biological and Biomedical Sciences

    • Graduate Certificate in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
  2. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

    • Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership
    • Graduate Certificate in Professional and Executive Coaching
    • MA in Organizational Leadership
    • MA in Organizational Leadership - Higher Education - Student Services
    • MA in Organizational Leadership - Nonprofit Management
    • MA in Organizational Leadership - Organizational Management
    • MA in Organizational Leadership - Professional and Executive Coaching
    • MA in Organizational Leadership - Training and Development
  3. Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services

    • Graduate Certificate in Data Science
    • MS in Computer Science
    • MS in Computer Science - Cyber Security
    • MS in Computer Science - Intelligent Systems
    • MS in Computer Science - Software Engineering
    • MS in Data Science
    • MS in Data Science - Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
    • MS in Data Science - Computer Science
  4. Education

    • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Leadership
  5. Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services

    • MS in Criminal Justice
    • MS in Public Safety Administration

Lewis University Online Locations

Lewis University offers a wide range of programs that can be taken online. The advantages to online learning are that you can work at your own pace and learn from anywhere. For more information about specific programs, please click here.