With several popular, in-demand degrees to choose from and instruction from industry professionals, our students can pick up where they left off and finish their bachelor’s degree faster than they ever imagined. At Saint Mary’s, they find professors who care about them and who want them to succeed. And because our classes are taught by leaders in the field, they’ll hear real-world examples and build a network to support future advancement.

Even if your last course was 15 years ago, we’ll recognize your experiences and look for ways to build on them, in a completely supportive community that gets you. It’s an education that empowers.

Student profile

214 students enrolled in nontraditional programs
17% of total undergraduate enrollment

Areas of study offered

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Accounting, Business Administration, Health Care and Human Services Management, Human Resource Management, Information Technology, Marketing, Nursing, Police Science, Public Health and Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.

By Career Area: Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Police Science, Health and Human Services Management, Nursing (RN to BSN), Information Technology, Public Health and Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

Program type

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 

Application deadlines
  • Fall: rolling
  • Spring: rolling
  • Application fee: $25 (waived for military personnel and veterans)
  • Cost per credit: $430-485
  • Bachelor Completion Scholarship, SGPP Faculty and Staff Scholarship
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Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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