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Briar Cliff University ranked among best online colleges in Iowa

Aug 2, 2018

Briar Cliff University has been ranked among the best online colleges in Iowa by TheBestSchools.org.

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Briar Cliff recognized as one of top online master of healthcare administration programs

May 3, 2018

Briar Cliff University has been recognized as one of the nation’s top online master of healthcare administration programs by BestCollegeReviews.org. ...


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Briar Cliff online Master's in Nursing program ranked among best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

Jan 9, 2018

Briar Cliff's online Master's in Nursing program has been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. ...


Briar Cliff Clinic

Pro-bono physical therapy clinic helps Siouxland’s uninsured, underinsured

Feb 18, 2017

Kelly Taylor laid on a gray, leather exam table while Briar Cliff University physical therapy student Sara Panek examined the bottom of his right foot ...


Fall Prevention Ramp

Briar Cliff professor, kinesiology students develop ramp to gauge fall risk in seniors

Dec 23, 2016

Susan Peete knows how dangerous a fall can be. The 72-year-old Sioux City woman once suffered a broken nose, split lip and an injured tooth when she lost her balance. ...


Musketeers Partnership

Briar Cliff, Musketeers hockey team up for strength training partnership

Oct 14, 2016

Tyler Westhoff can celebrate the best of both worlds. He gets to take part in Sioux City Musketeers games, but won’t have the bumps and bruises to show from it. ...


DPT White Coat Ceremony

White coat ceremony marks major step for BCU physical therapy students

Jun 17, 2016

The white coat to a medical student signifies the start of the journey to become a professional in a health-care field. ...


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BCU graduate nursing program ranked among nation’s Top 10

May 8, 2016

Briar Cliff University’s Master of Science in Nursing degree is ranked No. 10 among the highest quality online graduate nursing programs for 2016, according to GradSource.com. ...


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Briar Cliff's MSN: Nurse Educator program ranked among nation's most affordable

May 1, 2016

Briar Cliff University’s Master of Science in Nursing: Nurse Educator (MSN) degree program is ranked No. 15 among the most affordable online master’s in nursing education programs for 2016, according to the Best Degree Programs website. ...


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New doctoral program addresses Siouxland's need for physical therapy care

Feb 6, 2016

What started as an idea on paper about five years ago has now evolved into a state-of-the-art facility and graduate program. ...


White Coat Ceremony

Briar Cliff holds White Coat Ceremony for graduate nursing students

Nov 15, 2015

The Department of Nursing at Briar Cliff recognized 21 graduate nursing students during a White Coat Ceremony in the university’s Chapel of Our Lady of Grace. ...


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Grad student earns accolades for presentation at conference

Nov 5, 2015

Jessica Sauter, a graduate student in BCU's Master of Science in Behavioral Analysis program, recently earned second place in the "Student Research Award" category at the Minnesota Northland Association for Behavior Analysis conference. ...


Nursing Grant

Graduate nursing programs awarded half-million dollar grant

Sep 23, 2015

The Advanced Nursing Education Grant, which will be dispersed over the next three years, will help fund the “Francis Project” — a collaborative initiative between Briar Cliff and local health care providers aimed at providing better primary care in the region to those who need it most. ...


Briar Cliff kinesiology program receives NSCA recognition

Aug 24, 2015

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) has approved Briar Cliff University’s Department of Kinesiology and Human Performance for acceptance into the NSCA Education Recognition Program. ...


Briar Cliff Graduate Nursing Programs

MSN vs. DNP: What's the right choice for nurse practitioners?

May 1, 2015

It's a choice every aspiring nurse practitioner must make. Dr. Richard Petersen, chair of BCU's nursing department, offers some advice for choosing the right path. ...


BCU launches grad programs in kinesiology and human performance

May 1, 2015

Briar Cliff will expand the university’s graduate programs with newly established Master of Science and Master of Arts degrees in Kinesiology and Human Performance, to begin in Fall 2015. ...