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.

Student profile

214 students enrolled in nontraditional programs

17% of total undergraduate enrollment

Areas of study offered
Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees

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

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.)

Credit transfer

All credits of C or better will be accepted, minimum of 30 semester credits required for admission. Students who have completed the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum (MNTC) or an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution are considered to have met Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s general education requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree. Please contact our staff for a preliminary transfer evaluation. Visit smumn.edu/admission/bachelors-completion/transfer-credits.

Specific requirements/acceptance
A.A. accepted
Minnesota Transfer curriculum accepted
Minimum GPA: 2.0 or higher 

Application deadlines

Rolling admission deadline, email for specific deadlines


Application fee: $25 (waived for military personnel and veterans)

Cost per credit: $420 - $485


Bachelor Completion Scholarship
SGPP Faculty and Staff Scholarship

Contact Information

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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