College of Business & Health Administration


As a welcoming community of learners, University of St. Francis is a university that is consistently engaging mind & spirit of students, faculty and staff, and more. USF’s College of Business and Health Administration takes that a step further by offering cutting-edge business education within the Chicago metropolitan area and beyond to help its students succeed in today’s highly competitive marketplace. With expert faculty, unrivaled internship opportunities and undergraduate and graduate programs in areas such as entrepreneurship, computer science, health care management, transportation and logistics, and business analytics, the College of Business and Health Administration prepares students for challenging and interesting careers within the context of the Franciscan mission where respect, service, integrity and compassion are emphasized.


Our Mission

The College of Business and Health Administration prepares professionally competent and ethically responsible graduates for management and professional positions in business or health related fields. The College emphasizes excellence in teaching, close interactions with students, and a broad base of theoretical and practical knowledge. Faculty include both full-time and adjunct faculty who are professionals with expertise in the courses they teach. In addition, we are committed to continuous quality improvement, applied scholarly contribution, and assisting the business and health care communities.


The college is divided into three key programmatic areas:

The School of Business programs for undergraduates and graduates are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, a leading specialized accreditation association for business education supporting, celebrating and rewarding teaching excellence.

The School of Health Administration is a member of The Association of University Programs in Health Administration, a global network of colleges, universities, faculty, individuals and organizations dedicated to the improvement of health care delivery through excellence in health care management and policy education.

The School of Professional Studies provides flexible programs for busy people like you featuring tracks in training and development in human resource management, business and health administration, and e-learning.

Find out what programs are in each of the schools by clicking here.


Convenience and Cost Savings with COBHA’s “3 to Degree” Program

COBHA’s “3 to Degree program” allows current undergraduate students to seamlessly complete a BBA/B.S. degree and an MBA or M.S. degree in five years. This program is designed for students to take up to nine graduate credit hours that count towards both their undergraduate and graduate degrees, saving approximately $7,500 in tuition costs.


USF Business Students Excel

Each semester, USF business students compete in a capstone  “business simulation” modeling course and consistently perform well against institutions from across the country.  Spring 2014 students competed against 2,000 teams from schools like Notre Dame, Indiana University, DePaul, Duke, Penn State, Vanderbilt, Rutgers,  BYU, Pepperdine, Michigan State and several international schools in India and Dubai.

  • Two USF teams finished in the top 10%.
  • On average, USF teams beat 83% of the nation.