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College of Education and Health Sciences

Molly Cluskey, 
Interim Dean

Peggy Flannigan, 
Interim Associate Dean for Distance Education

Jana Hunzicker,
Associate Dean 

Melissa Peterson,
Assistant Dean 

The College of Education and Health Sciences at Bradley University was founded in June 1985. The mission of the College is to prepare ethical, effective leaders and life-long learners within the human service professions to promote the well-being of all humanity. The college provides innovative programs through excellence in teaching, scholarship, and collaboration with interdisciplinary and community-based partnerships. This dynamic learning environment prepares our graduates to provide services in a diverse and global society to enhance human resources and to foster life-long learning. It includes graduate degree programs and certificates within the following departments:

  1. Education, Counseling, and Leadership, offers a Master of Arts in nonprofit leadership, leadership in educational administration, clinical mental health counseling, and school counseling; an online Master of Arts in clinical mental health counseling and school counseling; and an online Doctor of Education in higher education administration. Associate Dean and Chair: Dr. D. Antonio Cantu
  2. Nursing, offering an online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) in Nursing Administration, Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Family Nurse Practitioner, Post-Master’s Certificate - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership (DNP), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). Associate Dean and Director: Dr. Jessica Clark
  3. Physical Therapy and Health Science, offering a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.). Chair: Steve Tippett.
  4. Family and Consumer Sciences, offers a Dietetic Internship Master of Science. The program prepares you for the registered dietitian exam and professional practice. Chair of Department: Dr. Kara Wolfe; Dietetic Internship Director, Dr. Amanda Newell.

This is the official catalog for the 2019-2020 academic year. This catalog serves as a contract between a student and Bradley University. Should changes in a program of study become necessary prior to the next academic year every effort will be made to keep students advised of any such changes via the Dean of the College or Chair of the Department concerned, the Registrar's Office, u.Achieve degree audit system, and the Schedule of Classes. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the current program and graduation requirements for particular degree programs.