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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 in as little as 12 months. Choose from four emphases.

Data Analytics

Marketing and Social Media

Healthcare Administration

Financial Services/Banking

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

Master of Science in Project Management

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

Master of Science in Accounting


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

Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

Master of Arts in Special Education


The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment in the healthcare field will grow 14 percent from 2018 to 2028, resulting in 2.4 million new jobs1. 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

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration

Social Work

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates employment of all social workers will grow 16 percent from 2018 to 2028, 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 11 percent2.

Master of Social Work


  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Healthcare Occupations. Retrieved from
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Social Workers. Retrieved from

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