Glenda Reemts

Dr. Glenda Reemts

Nursing Division Chair


Dr. Glenda Reemts holds a BSN from South Dakota State University, an MSN from the University of Mary, and a PhD in Education with a focus in Institutional Research from North Dakota State University. She has worked at the University of Mary since 1990 and is currently the Chair of the Nursing Division, a position she has held since 2006. Reemts’ clinical expertise was in Maternal/Child and Women’s health care and she was certified in Perinatal Nursing until beginning administrative duties.   

Reemts has extensive experience in accreditation, assessment and curriculum, and program development from the baccalaureate level through the doctorate in nursing practice level in both traditional onsite and distance education formats. She is actively involved as a graduate MSN student thesis chair and committee member, and has served on MBA student portfolio committees. Her professional involvement includes: CHI Health at Home board member; North Dakota Lifespan Respite Care Grant’s Caregiver Coalition, AARP; Past President, Kappa Upsilon Chapter, STTI; Bismarck Professional Women Scholarship Committee; and Colleges and Universities Nursing Education Administrators (CUNEA). In addition, Reemts holds professional memberships with Sigma Theta Tau, Int., Phi Kappa Phi, and Bismarck Professional Women.

About the Program

The Nursing Division offers a wide menu of program completion options at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The undergraduate program offers pre-licensure options onsite for traditional students and accelerated second degree BSN students. The LPN to BSN program is offered in a blended format with some hours required onsite in addition to online coursework and some clinical hours in a student’s home area (if available). The University of Mary also offer the RN to BSN completion program online. The graduate program offers both master’s and doctoral programs – the master’s programs are offered online and include the Nurse Educator program, the Nursing Leadership and Management program (with tracks for both BSN to MSN and ADN to MSN), the Nursing Leadership and Management/Master’s in Business Administration dual degree program, and the Nursing and Health Care Informatics program. The doctoral programs include the online MSN to DNP in Educational Leadership and a blended format for the Family Nurse Practitioner program.

Dissertation Published Research:  Emotional Intelligence Levels in Baccalaureate-Prepared Early Career Registered Nurses

Reemts, G.S. (2015).  Emotional intelligence levels in baccalaureate-prepared early career registered nurses, APJON, 2(2), 72-81

Thesis Research: Native American Women's Perceptions of Health and Lifestyle