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Explore financial options for your advanced degree

Financing your future doesn't have to be complicated. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota offers affordable and accessible online master's degrees as well as competitive financial aid packages.

Learn more about your financial aid options and the ways private loans, available scholarships, employer tuition reimbursement, and military discounts can help you save.

Plus, obtaining an online degree is often a more cost-friendly option. You won't have lodging or daily commuting costs and, thanks to the flexibility of online programs, you'll be able to keep up with your work obligations while going to school.

Cost For Each Online Program (Per Credit Hour)

ProgramCost Per Credit HourCredit Hours
Artificial Intelligence Cert$71015
Bachelor of Science in Nursing$49536
Business Analytics Cert$71015
Critical, Creative, and Design Thinking Cert$55015
Finance Cert$71012
Healthcare Administration Cert$71012
Healthcare Analytics Cert$71015
Human Resource Management Cert$67512
International Development Cert$66012
Master of Arts in Educational Leadership$55033
Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration$67536
Master of Arts in Human Resource Management$67536
Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership$67536
Master of Arts in Special Education$55036
Master of Business Administration$71030
Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology$55030
Master of Public Health$67542
Master of Science in Accounting$67530
Master of Science in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics$71036
Master of Science in Cybersecurity$71036
Master of Science in Project Management$67536

Master of Social Work

Traditional Track

Advanced Standing Track





Nonprofit Management Cert$67512
Project Management Cert$67512
Teaching, Training, and Leading with Technology Cert$55015

To apply for federal financial aid:

  • Get a (PIN) from the U.S. Department of Education. You can choose to receive your PIN, which serves as your electronic signature on all federal financial aid documents, instantly by e-mail or by postal mail.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online.
  • When prompted, enter Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Federal School Code: 002380

You will receive an award letter with information about your financial aid package.

For more information about the financial aid application process, available scholarships, or your eligibility, call us at 877-308-9954 to speak to an enrollment counselor, or request more information today.