Online Education for the Catholic Professional

Serving the Church and Advancing Your Career

The University of Mary is the nation’s most affordable, serious Catholic university, with nearly 60 undergraduate majors and a full range of master’s and doctoral degrees, along with world-class certificates.

For more than twenty years, the University of Mary has offered affordable, flexible, and formative programs for working adults who seek to advance their career as they grow their Catholic faith. We are the first – and still the leader – in online education for the Catholic professional.

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Newman Guide-Recommended Graduate Programs 

The University of Mary leads the nation with the highest number of graduate programs recognized by The Newman Guide.

In our programs, you will cultivate the knowledge and skills to take you to the next level in your field while drinking deeply from the Catholic tradition as you integrate your vocation and your faith in Christ and His Church.

Explore how you can best grow in your professional life and serve your community and the Church you love with a degree from the University of Mary. Welcome to Mary!

Gary Tharaldson School of Business

School of Arts and Sciences

Saint Gianna School of Health Sciences

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Summer Institutes

Our Summer Institutes bring students, faculty, and world-renowned speakers to our main campus in Bismarck each year. Through study, friendship, and faith formation, you’ll gain a new perspective on the most pressing questions of our day.

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Scholarship Opportunities

The University of Mary offers several scholarship opportunities to support you as you earn your degree or certificate. Scholarships, combined with affordable tuition and the convenience of our evening and online programs, help you bring your goals into reach.

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Come to Mary

The University of Mary also offers a phenomenal range of faithful, Catholic programs and student life experiences for traditional college students on our main campus in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Prime Matters

The key task of the Church in every age is the preservation and passing on of the Christian vision of reality, so that each new generation can be given the opportunity to understand the true story of their lives. This task of incarnating and passing on eternal truth has always been important, but in our time it has become an urgent necessity.

Prime Matters, a project of educational outreach of the University of Mary, has come about in response to this urgent need of our time. We promote content that provides clear articulation of the first principles of the Catholic imaginative vision and apply them to various academic disciplines, professions, and current events. Discover Prime Matters today.

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