Wherever you are in life, our bachelor’s completion programs offer the flexibility you need. Earn your degree while balancing work, family, and everyday life. At Saint Mary’s, you’ll save time and money. Apply earned credits and experience toward your bachelor’s degree, including past work experience, prior credits earned, and military service. They all count toward earning your bachelor’s degree in as little as two years.

Our bachelor's completion programs are designed for adults who lead busy lives. We work with prospective students every step of the way through the admission process providing a preliminary degree plan to show them where they are currently with their transfer credits and what they have left to complete to obtain their bachelor’s degree. There is no application or fee required. Connect with us to learn more!

Adult learner enrollment
144 students enrolled in nontraditional programs
13% of total undergraduate enrollment

Program details
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees

Applied Psychology
Business Administration
Criminal Justice Leadership
Healthcare Management
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
Public Health

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New or unique programs
B.S. Applied Psychology
B.S. Information Technology

Program type
Adult undergraduate accelerated

Program schedule
Evenings and blended (accelerated schedule) options at locations in Minneapolis and Rochester. New online options available for some programs.

Fall (Sept. – Dec.)
Spring (Jan. – April)
Summer (May – Aug.)

I loved Saint Mary’s. The classes are structured to help people who haven’t taken classes recently, and I liked the collaborative learning style. Being able to have meaningful conversations, presentations, and experiential learning was very helpful.

Jessica Lochen ’21

Credit transfer

A minimum of 30 semester credits required for admission. Please contact Saint Mary's staff for a preliminary transfer evaluation. Learn more about transferring credits.

Maximum number of credits that can transfer

Number of credits required for degree

Minimum cumulative GPA required

Minimum grade required for a course to transfer

Block transfer acceptance for two-year college students

► Accepts Associate of Arts degree*
► Accepts Minnesota Transfer Curriculum*

* Students who have completed the MnTC or an A.A. degree from a regionally accredited institution are considered to have met Saint Mary’s general education requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree.


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Application deadlines
Rolling admission, email for specific deadlines; priority admission deadline is approximately 4-5 weeks before the start of a semester.

Application fee

Admissions requirements
- 2.00 GPA for regular admission
- 30 college-level credits with grades of C- or higher that includes an English Composition course

Where electronic transcripts must be sent
[email protected]

Financial aid & cost

Tuition and fees

Cost per credit

- Bachelor Completion Scholarship
- Community College Adult Transfer Scholarship (for those who have completed any associate degree)
- SGPP Faculty and Staff Scholarship

FAFSA code

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Contact information

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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