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Saint Mary’s University Online Programs

"I wasn't just another student. They knew me by name. They helped me through the program."

The faculty and staff of the university is proud to fulfill our mission of nurturing and empowering ethical leaders by offering the Saint Mary’s educational experience beyond our physical borders through a suite of online programs. Created to meet the needs of the busy working adult professional, these programs offer career-oriented curricula in a convenient and flexible format. A student of one of our online degree programs gains the benefit of receiving a degree from a university with the following credentials and student resources:

Top Ranked: Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is ranked as one of the best colleges in America by Forbes, The Princeton Review, and U.S. News and World Report

Fully Accredited: Saint Mary’s University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States. Learn more about our accreditation at the Higher Learning Commission’s website or by contacting the Commission at 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604 (800-621-7440).

Top Faculty: Our faculty is comprised of nationally recognized educators and current leaders in their respective fields. They offer years of teaching expertise as well as real world experience and make themselves available to their online students just as much as they do for their on campus students.

Flexible Schedule: Our online courses incorporate up to date e-learning and distance learning strategies so that you can earn your degree while setting your own schedule, and complete coursework anywhere from a desktop, laptop, tablet, or mobile device.

Saint Mary’s currently offers the following online programs:


Saint Mary’s online programs in business prepare you for a fast-paced, constantly changing environment. Whether you want to focus on technical skills or focus on your management ability, our programs provide the background you need for continued success.

Master of Business Administration (Accelerated)

Earn a respected business credential within 16 months. Choose from three emphases.

Data Analytics

Master the critical role data interpretation plays in business today.

Social Media Management and Marketing

Hone your digital storytelling skills.

Sustainability and Environmental Management

Gain the expertise to conduct eco-friendly business practices.

Master’s in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics Degree

Master of Science in Cybersecurity

Master of Arts in Public Administration

Master of Arts in Human Resource Management

Develop a strategic perspective of HR to help organizations succeed.

Master of Science in Project Management

Learn to define, implement, evaluate, and lead initiatives from conception to completion.

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Effect real and lasting change in your organization.

Master of Science in Accountancy

Develop your organizational and financial skills to learn the human side of accounting.

Master of Arts in International Development

Understand and create sustainable development to help those in need.


Our nation’s education system is under pressure to better prepare students for the jobs and careers of the 21st century. Saint Mary’s online programs in education focus on instructional theory, strategic planning, and learning design to help you help your students more effectively.

Master of Arts in Educational Leadership

Develop a fresh perspective and creative strategies for the challenges facing schools today.

Master of Arts in Special Education

Grow your understanding of the unique needs of exceptional learners.

Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

Integrate educational technology insights with research on the way people learn.


The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment in the healthcare field will grow 19 percent from 2014 to 2024, resulting in 2.3 million new jobs. This immense field needs nurses and administrators with the up-to-date skills to keep up with new developments and technologies. Our online healthcare programs are designed to help you thrive in this evolving and growing industry.

Master of Public Health

Learn to help the public make long-lasting improvements in their physical, mental, and social well-being.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Define your role in the dynamic future of nursing and healthcare.

Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration

Help improve the lives of those who need it most. Choose from two specializations:

Human Services

Focus on direct client care.

Healthcare Administration

Learn organizational strategies for maximum efficiency and efficacy.

Social Work

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment of all social workers will grow 16 percent from 2016 to 2026, more than double the average growth rate of jobs in the U.S. However, healthcare social worker employment is projected to grow as high as 20 percent1.

Master of Social Work

Prepare for practice as a clinical social worker to diagnose and treat individuals, couples, and families, or work with the community in direct practice.


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Social Workers, on the Internet at (visited August 28, 2018).

Learn more about our programs and online learning at Saint Mary’s University: call us at 877-308-9954 or request more information.