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Business Leadership Skills for Working Adults

A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will help you get ahead in your career. 

At Saint Mary's, you'll learn from professors who have in-field experience and who are committed to your success inside the classroom and after graduation. With courses to include finance, marketing, management, and communications, a degree in business administration will equip you with the skills for success in a variety of rapidly changing business environments. Knowledge learned from the program can be applied to careers in a variety of corporate and nonprofit settings such as business operations, retail, financial, healthcare, and others.

We recognize that success often depends on your personal and professional schedule. That is why we have three options for you to choose from to create your own student-led experience. For those who enjoy the classroom, and the ability to create in-person collaboration, we offer a fully on-ground experience. If you prefer taking some courses on-ground and others online, we offer a blended experience. Finally, if your choice is to take your courses online, you have that option as well. Whichever option will fit your needs!

Finish your degree faster with our accelerated degree plan, saving you time and money.

We Value Experience

As a working adult, you have experience that matters. Your firsthand knowledge will enhance classroom discussions, and you’ll gain skills that employers want. Plus, with Saint Mary's generous credit transfer policies, the coursework that you've already completed will help you finish your degree faster.

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Connect With Us

Nicole Coppersmith, M.A.

Assistant Director of Admission: Adult Undergraduate and Transfer

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH100

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4561

ncoppers@smumn.edu

Connect with Nicole for all Bachelor Completion offerings and graduate programs offered by the School of Business and Technology.

Nicole Coppersmith M.A.
Cheryl Cox, M.A.

Transfer Counselor

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH98

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4551

ccox@smumn.edu

Cheryl Cox M.A.
Cherie Jandrich, M.A.

SGPP Admission - Transfer Counselor

LaSalle Hall-TC Campus, LSH104

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5173

cjandric@smumn.edu

Cherie Jandrich M.A.
Molly Bigelow

Director of Rochester Partnerships and Enrollment Counselor

Rochester Campus, RC

Campus Box: # 12

(507) 457-8602

mbigelow@smumn.edu

Connect with Molly for programs offered by the Schools of Business and Technology and Health and Human Services at Saint Mary’s Rochester Campus.

Serving Rochester and Southeastern Minnesota.

Molly Bigelow

Faculty

Paul Christensen, M.B.A.,Ed.D.

Assistant Dean, Bachelor's Completion Programs, Program Director, Business, Marketing, Human Resources, IT Management

Brother Louis Hall, BLH245

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5148

pchriste@smumn.edu

Dr. Christensen is the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School of Business and Technology, and Business Administration and Marketing Program Director. Prior to his career at Saint Mary's University, he served in various administrative, marketing, and leadership roles at non-profit and for-profit organizations. His academic interests include the study of societal marketing theory and practice, and leadership theory.

Paul Christensen M.B.A.,Ed.D.
Suzette Allaire, M.B.A.

Business - Adjunct Program Assistant Professor

Arif Altaf, M.B.A.

Business Program - Adjunct Assistant Professor

David Atwood, M.A.

Business - Adjunct Program Assistant Professor

Christine Barneson, M.A.

Bachelor Completion Programs - Adjunct Instructor

Brian (Raj) Beekie, M.A., Ed.D.

Doctor of Business Administration Program - Core Associate Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH250

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 728-5187

rbeekie@smumn.edu

Meet Brian (Raj) Beekie
John Ebert, M.S.

Geographic Information Science - Associate Professor, Program Director, MS GIS

LaSalle Hall, LS142

Campus Box: # 10

(507) 457-6961

jebert@smumn.edu

John Ebert M.S.
Michael Floersch, M.S.

Adjunct Associate Professor

My Green

Health and Human Services - Adjunct Instructor

Adeleke Ijiyode, M.B.A.

MBA - Adjunct Program Instructor

Frank Jamkowski, M.S.

Industrial Technology - Adjunct Program Instructor

John Mago, Ed.D.

Business - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Marc McIntosh, D.B.A.

MBA - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Deborah Rogers, M.B.A.

Marketing - Adjunct Assistant Professor

Rama Ramaswamy, M.B.A.

BS Business Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Richard Roy, M.A.

Adjunct Program Instructor

Antar Salim, M.B.A., D.B.A.

Doctor of Business Administration Program - Core Associate Professor

Brother Louis Hall, BLH243

Campus Box: # 28

(612) 238-4536

asalim@smumn.edu

Meet Antar Salim
Jon Stambaugh, Ed.D.

Bachelors Completion - Adjunct Program Assistant Professor

Carie Statz, M.A.

BS in Marketing Program - Adjunct Associate Professor

Andrew Thraen, M.B.A.

BS Sales and Marketing - Adjunct Program Assistant Professor

Frances Trice, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professer - BS Marketing Program

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