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Why Briar Cliff

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Graduate programs
• Doctor of Nursing Practice
• Master of Arts in Management: Human Resource Management
• Master of Arts in Management: Leadership
• Master of Arts in Management: Sports Management
• Master of Arts/Science in Kinesiology and Human Performance
• Master of Health Administration
• Master of Science in Behavior Analysis
• Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator
• Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Practitioner 

Program Delivery
• The doctorate Nursing program has a hybrid delivery that mixes online and face-to-face learning formats.
• All three tracks of the Master of Arts in Management degree are online for your convenience.
• The master’s degrees in Kinesiology and Behavior Analysis require hands-on oversight and are on-campus programs.
• For the Nursing master’s degrees, all regular course work outside of clinical and practicums take place online.

At Briar Cliff University, students and alumni are chasing their dreams—and realizing them—every single day. Home to more than 1,100 students from 40 states and 18 countries, Briar Cliff is the Catholic Franciscan Learning Place, where each person’s dignity is appreciated and celebrated.

Year after year Briar Cliff University is ranked among America’s Best Regional Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

Degrees with a difference
Briar Cliff’s graduate degrees are a premier choice, because each degree program is designed with unique features that ensure student success.
• Doctor of Nursing Practice: With most classes offered online, this program offers convenience for the post-master’s nurse to earn a degree in two years.
• Master of Arts in Management: With three tracks to choose from, you’re enhancing more than your general management skills; you’re preparing for management in your preferred industry.
• Master of Arts/Science in Kinesiology and Human Performance:  BCU’s program infuses teaching, coaching, and research-based concepts that are more “hands on” than theoretical.
• Master of Science in Behavior Analysis: Get hands-on behavior analytic practicum experience and begin addressing behaviors of importance as a student.
• Master of Science in Nursing: Get an edge in the field with BCU’s health care competency courses for the Spanish culture and language.

Advance more than your career
Chase your dream with a graduate degree at Briar Cliff University. Visit and apply online.



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14 Graduate Programs Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Applied Behavior Analysis                
BSN to MSN Programs              
Business-Management, MS/MA                
Healthcare Administration                
Nurse Education                
Physical Therapy                
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Student Body

199 students

73 full-time

113 part-time




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