Take the Next Step in Your Career

This is your time to advance professionally and personally, to grow as a leader, and to build a skill set and network that will deliver a positive return.

The graduate academic programs at Saint Mary's are convenient, affordable, and transformational.


Full-time, part-time, evenings, weekends, and online, with multiple start dates throughout the year. Saint Mary’s programs fit your busy schedule.


Many of our students receive financial aid. And since many employers offer reimbursements for advanced education, you can expect additional return on your investment.


Every Saint Mary’s student is mentored, supported, and challenged. You’ll leave with a bolstered résumé, professional growth, and a network of lifelong colleagues.

National fellowship awarded to graduate student in MFT program

Graduate student Casey Skeide has been named a 2017-2018 American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Minority Fellow. This national award is highly competitive and from the AAMFT Research and Education Foundation with grant support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Skeide is among a select group of individuals chosen […] Read more ›

New online master’s in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics announced

MINNEAPOLIS – Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is launching a new online master’s degree in Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Offered fully online and starting this January, the program is designed to provide the business intelligence, big-data analytics, and presentation skills needed in various industries now, and into the future. Created with full-time working adults […] Read more ›

New online master’s in Public Administration announced

MINNEAPOLIS – Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is launching a new online master’s degree in Public Administration. Offered fully online and starting this January, the program is designed to prepare effective and ethical leaders who can manage for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental agencies. Through Interaction and collaboration, the coursework provides three crucial competencies for public service and nonprofit leaders: managerial […] Read more ›

New AVP named for online strategy and program development

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota continues its commitment to innovation and adult learning by announcing its first Associate Vice President of Online Strategy and Program Development. Andrea Carroll-Glover has been named to serve in this position responsible for developing and expanding Saint Mary’s fully-online programs. Her office will be on the Saint Mary’s Twin […] Read more ›

Saint Mary’s University and Mayo Clinic to collaborate for physician assistant program

Collaboration includes expansion of Saint Mary’s University Cascade Meadow facility in Rochester ROCHESTER, Minn.—The Mayo Clinic board of governors recently approved a proposal to initiate development of a new physician assistant master’s degree program through Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences; the proposal is a collaborative effort between Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota and Mayo’s School […] Read more ›

Making a difference at Mayo

The Mayo Clinic is the ultimate dream destination for those practicing medicine. Physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers at Mayo are quick to mention the benefits of having access to the world’s best doctors and healthcare providers; of working for a clinic with a world-renowned reputation; of being able to utilize state-of-the art equipment and […] Read more ›
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota offers 4+1 BA/MBA program

Saint Mary’s launches new M.B.A. program for undergraduate students

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota undergraduate students now have the opportunity to earn their Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) with only one additional year of school. The new program is designed for all students, regardless of major. Students will take up to nine credits of graduate courses in the senior year of their bachelor’s degree […] Read more ›

Two degrees, one shared past

Priscilla Nava and Sarah Witt fervently cheered for each other as they crossed the Saint Mary’s University commencement stage Saturday—one obtaining her bachelor’s degree and the other earning her master’s degree. Witt, formerly Nava’s teacher at San Miguel Middle School in Chicago, once counseled Nava and her other students about the importance of going to […] Read more ›

Saint Mary's Graduate Schools

Saint Mary’s offers a variety of graduate and doctoral programs in business and technologyhealth and human services, and education to help you take the next step in your career. Courses are instructed by a faculty of dedicated practitioners and scholars.

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Business and Technology ›

The Graduate School of Business and Technology is dedicated to cultivating creative leaders who have a sophisticated and ethical global view.

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Education ›

The Graduate School of Education provides educational experiences aimed at transforming practice, cultivating leadership, and promoting social responsibility. 

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Health and Human Services ›

Saint Mary's Graduate School of Health and Human Services offers mission-driven education to meet the needs of the health care and human services industries.

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Student Central ›

At Student Central, you’ll find a wealth of information and a host of people ready to connect you with the resources you need to make your student life easier.

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Libraries and Writing Centers ›

Libraries and writing centers are available on both the Twin Cities and Winona campuses, offering resources and support for students on their academic journeys.

Information Sessions ›

Meet with Saint Mary’s faculty and staff and get your questions answered at an upcoming information session.

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Learn more about the convenient doctoral and master’s programs that Saint Mary’s offers to help advance you in your career.

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Learn about the necessary steps to complete the application process and how acceptance works.