What They’re Known For
Saint Mary’s University’s long history of innovation in education continues with the launch of our new iPad® application, allowing for learning on the go. Our commitment to our Lasallian Catholic tradition of continuous learning, ethics and advancing the common good also endures. Through our online programs, we work hard to encourage students to become thoughtful professionals and ethical leaders. Programs are offered at locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin as well as online.
At Saint Mary’s, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you.
Why Choose St. Mary’s:
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the Higher Learning, www.hlcommission.org. (230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411; (312) 263-0456) The Bachelor of Science in Nursing online program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
Accelerated, Affordable Online MBA
This affordable online accelerated MBA program can be completed in 18 months or less. The curriculum focuses on real-world issues and gives students a learning experience that is immediately applicable.
This online MBA program is anything but typical. The program offers three areas of emphasis on the most relevant subjects in business today, along with a more general option, which enables students to tailor the online MBA to their interests and career goals. The program also includes an experiential Capstone project for all students that can be focused on a domestic or international organization. No other program gives students this much flexibility to customize an online MBA to fit their interests and career aspirations.
Social Media Management and Marketing
Hone your digital storytelling skills while you learn to manage brands and build engaged connections in the digital age. You will also explore the importance and growing impact of social marketing ethics.
This emphasis covers data visualization, analytics strategy, and ethics to help you master the critical role data interpretation will play in shaping business strategy and decision making throughout your career.
Sustainability and Environmental Management
In this emphasis you will delve into corporate social responsibility, sustainable marketing and law, and ethics in environment management to know all you need about conducting eco-friendly business. If students prefer a more general approach they can choose the General MBA option, providing an acute understanding of what it takes to get ahead in business. This accelerated MBA offers 25 special topics lectures as well as an experiential Capstone program that can be taken domestically or internationally. The result is the delivery of a project to a client and a possible corporate contribution.
Graduates of the Master of Arts in International Development Program are expected to be able to do the following:
1.Integrate knowledge and modes of thinking from multiple disciplines to articulate problems and create sustainable solutions in the international environment.
2.Develop theoretical knowledge pertaining to international problems or themes.
3.Use ethical, culturally inclusive, and sustainable approaches to problem solving.
4.Engage resources, stakeholders, and organizations in addressing barriers to sustainable development.
5.Lead, communicate, and think critically and entrepreneurially within an intercultural context.
6.Analyze and utilize the flow of information from evolving media. 7.Embrace both ambiguity and ethics in global problem solving.
Lead Beyond the Classroom
Become a visionary who affects positive change in the education world with an online Master of Arts in Educational Leadership degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. You’ll build the leadership, management, and training skills to develop others around you and learn how to foster creative solutions that transform your institution for the better.
Immerse yourself in innovative learning and a supportive community through face-to-face online engagement and a revolutionary iPad® learning app. Develop deeper perspective beyond education. This program equips you to become a visionary change agent and takes your career to the next level.
Click here to get a Free Brochure about the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership program.
The Compassion to Care, the Confidence to Lead
Couple your compassion with leadership skills and build your career with an online Master of Arts in Health and Human Services Administration degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Gain the comprehensive skills to manage in a variety of health and human services environments.
This health and human services field is experiencing faster than average job growth at 22%, due to aging baby boomers needing increased care. By 2015, all extended care administration for assisted living facilities will need to be credentialed in Minnesota. As the only school in Minnesota to offer this licensure combined with a master’s degree, this program will get you there.
Saint Mary's online MA in Human Resource Management is certified by the Society of Human Resource Professionals (SHRM) as being aligned with its HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates, so you can be sure you are gaining the most up-to-date expertise and best practices.
To enhance the learning experience at Saint Mary’s University, all online master's students will receive an iPad®:
* complete with the Saint Mary's learning platform and productivity apps to use during the duration of their program. This device redefines the connection between students and faculty in the online classroom. Benefits of the iPad from Saint Mary's:
*Instantly access all your text books and other course materials
*Network and communicate with classmates and faculty beyond the online classroom
*Stay on top of your coursework with the help of productivity apps *Gain mobile technology skills employers seek
*Terms, conditions, product features, and tuition fees subject to change at any time. Students who will enroll for the April 30, 2012 start or later in the online MS in Project Management, online MA in Human Resource Management, or the MA in Organizational Leadership will receive a device. Start date subject to change at any time. iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. The program emphasizes advanced HR topics such as employment law, developing human capital, and conflict management, combining them with leadership and management topics, including organizational assessment, ethics and decision-making. Instructors, who are themselves working HR professionals, encourage students to bring workplace issues into the classroom for analysis and to apply what they've learned at the office right away. We are dedicated to helping you become a leader who will bring positive change to your organization, and through it, to the larger community. If you want to enter the human resources field, a master's can give help distinguish you from fellow job-seekers and give you an edge toward advancement in the future. If you have experience, the program is excellent preparation for leadership and executive positions.
To enhance the learning experience at Saint Mary’s University, all online master’s students will receive an iPad®* complete with the Saint Mary's learning platform and productivity apps to use during the duration of their program. This device redefines the connection between students and faculty in the online classroom. Benefits of the iPad from Saint Mary’s:
*Terms, conditions, product features, and tuition fees subject to change at any time. Students who will enroll for the April 30, 2012 start or later in the online MS in Project Management, online MA in Human Resource Management, or the MA in Organizational Leadership will receive a device. Start date subject to change at any time. iPad is a registered trademark of Apple Inc.
In today's constantly changing global environment, adaptive leaders—those who stand poised to respond quickly yet intelligently to ongoing change--are in high demand. The organizational leadership degree at Saint Mary's University prepares you to be such a leader by giving you leadership training and crucial interpersonal relationship skills prized by leading companies around the world. Saint Mary's online organizational leadership master's degree program is organized in five distinct clusters, each building on the previous cluster and leading to the next for a full leadership development program. You will study leadership theories and styles, critical thinking, personal and professional ethics, collaboration, team building, cultural perspectives, legal and social responsibilities, talent management, organizational change and development, strategic thinking, creativity, and much more.
Excel as a Teacher of Exceptional Students
Being a special education teacher requires more than just an education degree. It requires care, compassion, and the skills to teach students of different abilities. Learn the skills you need to improve special students’ lives with an online Master of Arts in Special Education degree from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
This online program helps you master technologies that enhance learning for special education students. iPads provide special education students with a new voice and a new method of expression.
Become the authority on special education strategies and research at your school.
Designed for accounting professionals who want to gain more than just accounting principles, the M.S. in Accountancy equips you with advanced accounting practices and leadership skills.
The comprehensive program was developed in collaboration with CPA firm partners, CFO’s and other accounting leaders. Unlike other graduate programs that focus solely on advanced accounting skills, the core curriculum of the Saint Mary’s program emphasizes highly relevant business topics such as: financial communication, leadership, ethics, information systems and strategic management. The program also meets the 150-credit hour requirement for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam and/or Certified Management Account (CMA) certification.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota trains accountants as people because you are not a number. You are a master of numbers.
Keeping teams on track to finish complex projects on time and under budget is more challenging than ever in today's global and often virtual workplace. Learn effective strategies and best practices to successfully manage projects with Saint Mary's online MS in Project Management.
-Accredited by Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center, one of only 38 other schools in the world are accredited by this body.
-The program counts for 1,500 of the 4,500 project management hours required to sit for the Project Management Professional exam.
-The 42-credit-hour curriculum also incorporates leadership and management training to build skills in decision making, critical thinking, conflict management, communication, negotiation and more.
-Learning outcomes can be applied to any industry, giving you more choices and flexibility throughout your career.
-Study at an institution that is pioneering the use of an exciting new learning platform--the revolutionary mobile learning app on the iPad®.
Facts & Figures
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Private, not-for-profit, Higher Education
Format is online using state-of the-art technology.
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Most modern computers are properly equipped to support online programs. You will need high-speed Internet connection such as DSL or cable modem. Admissions representatives can provide detailed requirements.
No on-campus requirement. Programs are offered entirely online.
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