Saint Mary’s accelerated bachelor’s completion programs are designed for busy, working adults like you. With a generous credit transfer policy, including credit for Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST), continuing education, military training and prior learning assessment that allows for up to 35 credits to be earned on your work and life experience, these programs are about finishing what you started. As working adult, you have experience that matters. With convenient class times and varied modalities, the bachelor's completion programs provide the flexibility and support you need to succeed.

Adult learner enrollment
179 students enrolled in nontraditional programs
15% of total undergraduate enrollment

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

Applied Psychology
Business Administration
Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
Criminal Justice Leadership
Health Care and Human Services Management
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
Public Health

Learn more about these programs.

New or unique programs
Saint Mary’s online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program was created to meet the needs of working nurses. By earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, graduates can pursue more career opportunities than with an associate degree. Graduates of the program will gain the most current knowledge of industry standards, preparing them to lead in progressive care, modern health care systems, finance and health informatics.

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

Regarding block transfer acceptance*

► 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, email for specific deadlines

Application fee

Financial aid & cost

Tuition and fees

Cost per credit
$420 - $495

Bachelor Completion Scholarship
SGPP Faculty and Staff Scholarship

FAFSA code

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Contact information

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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