Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is proud to partner with businesses, healthcare systems, school districts, professional associations, and other organizations to offer employees like you unique career advancement and development opportunities.
A leader in adult education, we’re committed to providing an affordable education for adults. A corporate partnership with Saint Mary’s provides a discount (per credit) that allows you to pursue educational advancement.
- Bachelor’s Completion Programs
- $50 off per credit
- Master’s Programs and Graduate Certificates
- $70 off per credit
- Doctoral Programs
- $90 off per credit
We can help you overcome the challenges of furthering your education as a working professional with these benefits:
- Tuition scholarships
- Application fee waiver
- Access to campus events, career fairs, and networking opportunities
- Renowned curriculum delivered by expert faculty
- Designed for adult professionals with busy lives
- Apply new skills immediately to stand out
to your employer
- Flexible programs and learning formats
that fit your life
- Network with over 55,000 alumni
- Access to 24/7 personal support center
The Impact of a Good PartnerWhy Saint Mary's?
Workers report a skills mismatch in their current job. (1)
Of companies miss out on growth opportunities due to lack of skilled labor. (2)
Positive ROI employers earned by funding education assistance programs. (3)
Keep Building your Organization
Bridge Skills Gaps
Employees can apply what they learn right away to the workplace.
Gain Access to Subject Matter Experts
Experienced faculty members are here to guide students through business challenges.
Build and Retain Talent
Our programs provide the education needed to upskill your workforce and build a deep talent bench.
Offer Value to Your Employees
A partnership with Saint Mary’s means your employees will enjoy tuition savings, along with flexible access to faculty members and support staff.
Flexibility and Affordability
Select from a variety of affordable and accessible fully online, on campus and hybrid programs, stretching your tuition reimbursement funds.
With 24/7 desktop and mobile access to the course, Saint Mary’s online learning environment provides an interactive experience for students at home or on the go.
Our Strategic Partners
C.H. Robinson Worldwide | Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis | City of Minneapolis | City of Saint Paul | Fairview Health Services | Headway Emotional Health | Hiawatha Academies | Medica | New York City Department of Education | New York City Schools | Noridian Healthcare Solutions | Recover Health Resources, LLC | ResCare | Rochester Public Schools | Samaritan Bethany | SuperValu, Inc. | The Toro Company | United Hospital District | UnitedHealth Group | U.S. Bank | U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) | Winona Area Public Schools
A partnership with Saint Mary’s is an investment that can pay off for both your organization and your employees. Contact Kevin Ebben, Director of Strategic Partnerships, to learn more about how to partner with Saint Mary’s.
1(2017, July 17). Accelerating Workforce Reskilling for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Retrieved from https://www.weforum.org/whitepapers/accelerating-workforce-reskilling-for-the-fourth-industrial-revolution.
2(2019, October 22). The American Skills Gap is Real. Retrieved from https://www.adeccousa.com/employers/resources/skills-gap-in-the-american-workforce/.
3Carslon, Rachel (2017, January 17). College-Business Partnerships Can Solve The Higher Education Affordability Crisis. Retrieved from https://www.forbes.com/sites/schoolboard/2017/01/17/college-business-partnerships-can-solve-the-higher-education-affordability-crisis/#651dceb9513b.