About

Founded in 1977, the School of Business at Dominican University was named in honor of Edward A. and Lois L. Brennan in 2006. Today the Brennan School of Business is one of the leading Chicago business schools offering a challenging, values-based environment where students engage with faculty to learn real-world skills and where opportunities are provided to help students advance their careers while making the world a better place.

Brennan offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in the fields of:

  • accounting
  • business 
  • economics
  • international business

Approximately 500 students, with representatives from around the world, make up the student body. They are diverse in terms of both business experience and cultural backgrounds. In recent years, the Brennan School of Business has expanded its global reach by partnering with top-ranked universities abroad to offer MBA programs in Poland and the Czech Republic.

The Brennan School is located just 10 miles west of downtown Chicago and provides students and alumni with a wealth of business opportunities. Graduate students may pursue their degree on either a full-time or part-time basis. Online courses are offered each semester and are available to all students. This flexibility allows students to complete their degree at a pace and in a format that fits their personal and professional lives.

The business faculty is comprised of highly qualified professionals who are passionately committed to excellent and rigorous instruction. They ensure that students not only understands business theories but also the practical applications of the concepts being covered. They bring the material alive by leveraging their own significant experience in business.

Signature programs that engage students outside of the classroom include:

The Brennan School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Less than 5 percent of the world's more than 13,000 business programs hold this distinction.