Prepare to become a manager or strengthen your skills as a more effective manager by completing the Managerial Leadership Certificate at the University of Mary.

Whether you’re currently in a leadership role or aspire to move into one, you can benefit from this 9-credit, 15-week accelerated, and flexible program designed for working professionals. Complete coursework online, in evening classes, or both with this program designed to fit your busy schedule.

Take the First Step

Get in touch with any questions or submit a simple application for admission.
We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

At a Glance

15.4 million
Number of managers employed in the U.S.

Program Length

9 credits/3 courses/15 weeks


  • Online
  • Evening classes at our locations in Bismarck, ND; Fargo, ND; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Watford City, ND; and Billings, MT
  • Blended, combining online and in-person classes

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Degree For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Managers and those in supervisory roles who want to become more effective leaders
  • Professionals who want to move into managerial or supervisory roles in their organizations
  • Anyone who wants to be able to motivate and lead people in any organization

Career Paths

  • Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Director
  • Executive Director
  • C-Suite Executive

What You’ll Learn

  • Theories of leadership and how to apply them in different situations.
  • Techniques to motivate individuals and teams to increase efficiencies and improve business effectiveness.
  • How to apply Benedictine values to typical management situations.
  • Methods of collecting and analyzing employee performance data in order to inform business and personnel decisions.

Program Details

Program Information

Please visit our catalog for admission requirements and a full list of our courses.

Your first step is to get in touch with any questions or submit the simple application for admission. We will assist you every step of the way toward acceptance so you can enroll and begin your classes!

If you are serving or have served our country, we sincerely thank you. Our military services office is here to work closely with active duty, retired, reserve, and eligible family members qualified for military benefits. Learn how we can help you with the application process and review the benefits you have earned.

For a full list of fees, visit our Tuition and Fees page.

The University of Mary is committed to putting your educational goals within reach. Learn what scholarships you qualify for.

The following will be needed when you have applied for admission so we can get you accepted into the certificate program:

  • Official transcripts
    • Attended the University of Mary before? Then we’ll get your Mary transcript for you!
    • At most other schools, you can request transcripts by going to the National Student Clearinghouse or by contacting the registrar’s office.
    • Have your transcripts sent to:
      Office of Admissions
      University of Mary
      7500 University Drive
      Bismarck, ND 58504
    • Or request to send electronic transcripts to

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