Lewis University

Online Romeoville, IL Private Regional Accreditation

School at a Glance

19 Years of distance learning
2,500 total students
19 degree programs View Programs
5 certificate programs View Programs


About Lewis University

Lewis University is a regionally accredited, Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 7,000 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population.

Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, the university prepares a community of graduates who lead the world in protecting human rights and advancing social justice. The university’s small class sizes, enable students to receive individualized attention from faculty who are experts in their fields and bring real-world experience to the classroom.

Online Master’s Degree Programs

Lewis provides students with customizable, market-relevant and practical degree programs that are immediately applicable to their careers including online degree programs such as:

- MA in Organizational Leadership

- Higher Education Student Services Concentration

- Not-for-Profit Management Concentration

- Organizational and Leadership Coaching Concentration

- Organizational Management Concentration

- Training and Development Concentration

- MS in Computer Science

- Cyber Security Concentration

- Intelligent Systems Concentration

- Software Engineering Concentration

- MS in Data Science

- Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Concentration

- Computer Science Concentration

- MS in Information Security

- Management Concentration

- Technical Concentration

- MS in Criminal/Social Justice

- MS in Public Safety Administration

Online Graduate Certificates 

Lewis also offers Graduate certificates in Organizational Leadership and Coaching, Higher Education Leadership and Organizational Leadership. These certificates are designed to provide students with the needed skills to advance or transition into a leadership role by helping them understand foundational leadership theories.  For professionals and students looking to pursue a career in the health care field or data science industry, Lewis offers an online Graduate certificate in Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics that teaches techniques in computational biology, pharmaceuticals, and genetics.

Rankings and Accreditation

 - Named one of 2015’s top 25 “Best Midwestern Universities” by U.S. News & World Report

 - Named one of the “Best in the Midwest” for 2015 by The Princeton Review

 - Named among the Top 5 Best Private College Values in the Midwest by Great Value Colleges

 - Recognized by Colleges of Distinction as a 2015-2016 College of Distinction, Illinois College of Distinction, and Catholic College of Distinction

 - Named #14 among Best Colleges for Older Students by Best Colleges

 - Named among the Top 15 Best for Vets schools by Military Times

 - Accredited by, and a member of, the Higher Learning Commission

Benefits of Online Learning

Earning a master's degree online from Lewis University is a great way for students expand their career opportunities without sacrificing important time with family, career, or other activities. Online students receive the same experienced faculty and customizable curriculum as on-campus students and have a personal Student Services Coordinator who will help guide them through their entire degree program.

Location & Contact

Student Contact

Anne Figus Assistant Provost, Faculty Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning 815-834-6101 figusan@lewisu.edu
Lewis University Unit #993 One University Parkway Romeoville IL 60446

Head of Distance Learning

Anne Figus Assistant Provost, Faculty Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning 815-834-6101 figusan@lewisu.edu
Lewis University Unit #993 One University Parkway Romeoville IL 60446

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