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Advance your career. Strengthen your faith.

Receive an education that equips you to answer God’s call for you in your work and daily life.

At the University of Mary, you receive an education that not only prepares you to excel in the professional workplace but forms you to bear the light of Christ joyfully to those you encounter and in the work placed before you. Our programs are designed to be truly affordable, flexible, and transforming, allowing you to incorporate the vast richness of our faith into your career and life. Earn your degree on your schedule, achieve your professional goals, and stand as a leader in the service of Truth.

Breanna Thompson
The Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values of the University of Mary infused my entire experience: my studies, my relationships, my prayer life, everything became richer, more meaningful. I was nourished here. My whole person was formed here.”
Breanna Thompson
CLASS OF '18

Business & Finance

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Learn how to engage stakeholders to meet local and global business challenges, to innovate and meet dynamic business needs, and to lead by receiving serious formation in virtue and sound ethical understanding, drawing from the wellspring of the Catholic intellectual tradition.

The School of Business now offers six online bachelor’s degrees, 22 master’s degrees, and 10 certificates. Here are some highlights for the Catholic professional:

  • Catholic Philanthropy

    MBA
    Gain the operational and fundraising know-how you need to serve the mission of the Church effectively. Our graduate business degrees with specializations in Catholic philanthropy combine advanced teachings in the core operational aspects of business and philanthropy with courses devoted to the values and best practices that make Catholic charities and nonprofits successful.
  • Virtuous Leadership

    MBA | Certificate
    Advance your business career in partnership with the Havard Virtuous Leadership Institute. Discover the profound ways in which strong ethics, the cardinal virtues, and serving others can impact long-term business success.
  • Business Administration and Philosophy

    MBA/MA Dual Degree
    Take your MBA deeper and further by cultivating a philosophical habit of mind, formed deeply in virtue ethics and Catholic Social Teaching in accord with Church teaching. The curriculum is also designed to make this degree an ideal preparation for law school or a life of public service.

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Arts & Sciences

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Strengthen your personal formation and enhance your understanding of the Catholic tradition by earning a master’s in one of our many faith-based degree programs.

The School of Arts and Sciences now offers one online bachelor’s degree, four master’s degrees, and five certificates. Here are some highlights for the Catholic professional:

  • Catholic Studies

    MA
    Develop the capacity of mind to form a connected and integrated view of reality as informed by the truths of the Catholic faith. In this program, you'll compare various disciplinary approaches to reality and their inherent contributions to a rich interdisciplinary understanding of God and creation.
  • Applied Catholic Theology

    MA
    Expand your understanding of the fullness of the Catholic faith by learning to unite its intellectual, liturgical, and apostolic dimensions into a coherent Catholic vision. Uncover the intellectual, personal, and spiritual formation necessary to communicate Church teaching effectively to youth and adults alike in our contemporary age.
  • Philosophy and Business Administration

    MA/MBA Dual Degree
    Cultivate a philosophical habit of mind and learn how to apply it to the content and skills you will learn in your MBA coursework. Shaped by this curriculum, you will be formed deeply in the tradition of virtue ethics and Catholic Social Teaching in accord with Church teaching.

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Health Sciences

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Inspired by the courageous witness of Saint Gianna Beretta Molla, the University of Mary lives up to its mission — to prepare our health sciences students to be anchored in moral courage and to respect and defend the dignity of every human life.

The Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences now offers four online bachelor’s degrees, 11 master’s degrees, four doctoral degrees, and five certificates. Here are some highlights for the Catholic professional:

  • Bioethics

    MS | Certificate
    Learn to analyze and understand the major bioethical issues of our day in medicine, law, business, policy, and public affairs, in order to apply a clear ethical framework — steeped in the Catholic intellectual tradition — to effect real-world solutions. In partnership with the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), we believe that health care is at its best when the dignity of the human person is the guiding principle.
  • Family Nurse Practitioner

    MSN to DNP | BSN to DNP
    Attain a strong background in health promotion and disease management for acute and chronic health problems, preparing you to care for families — the critical foundation of our society. We have over 30 years of experience educating family nurse practitioners who are nursing leaders and agents of change, promoting high quality and safe patient care.
  • Nursing Leadership Management

    BSN to MSN | ADN to MSN
    Acquire advanced skills in healthcare business concepts and gain practical experience within a clinical setting. Our online, accelerated MSN in Nursing Leadership Management allows you to transition from a bachelor's degree in nursing to an MSN and become a leader in nursing, grounded in our Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values. ADN-prepared nurses can enroll in this master's program by completing one semester of additional coursework.

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Education & Behavioral Sciences

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Learn not simply the skills needed to excel as a Catholic educator or counselor, but understand more deeply what it is that makes us human, and in that light, how to nurture the mind, body, and soul.

The School of Education and Behavioral Sciences now offers three online bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, one doctoral degree, and 10 certificates/credentials. Here are some highlights for the Catholic professional:

  • Catholic Studies for Educators

    EdD | MEd | Certificate
    Experience the value of an education infused with Church teaching and the Catholic intellectual tradition. Our programs will provide the knowledge you will need to immerse your own classroom and position yourself for a successful career as a Catholic school teacher or administrator.
  • Catholic Anthropology Concentration in Counseling

    MS | Certificate
    Grow an understanding of the Church's traditional practices of "cura animarum," the cure of souls. Students in this program will learn what the truths of Catholic anthropology are and how to employ them within a counseling setting to nurture authentic human flourishing and the healing of minds, hearts, and souls.
  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling

    MS
    Learn how to counsel effectively and in accord with the truths of the Church regarding the human person. Focused on the best strategies for helping those in need of healing, this program gives you the skills and hands-on field experience you need to provide integrative mental health services for authentic human flourishing.

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Don’t see what you’re searching for? We have more available — and upcoming — programs.

These include a Doctorate of Business Administration program, an MA in Music with a specialization in Sacred Music, and a range of certificates across disciplines.

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Advance your career. Strengthen your faith.

We know you want to answer God’s call for your life. That’s why we’ve designed our degree programs to be truly affordable, truly flexible, and truly formative.

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