University of Mary

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: ND

About University of Mary

The University of Mary is a Christian, Catholic and Benedictine university founded in 1955 as the two-year Mary College by the Benedictine Sisters of Annunciation Monastery in Bismarck, North Dakota. It became a four-year, degree-granting institution in 1959 and achieved university status in 1986. It has held continuous regional accreditation since 1969. Today, U-Mary serves more than 3,300 students, offering nearly 60 undergraduate majors, 10 master's degrees and Doctoral Degrees. U-Mary offers accelerated degree programs in 14 locations (including on-post in Fort Riley, KS and on base at Grand Forks Air Force Base) throughout the U.S. and online

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Why you should attend?

The University of Mary is an excellent choice for military members who are looking to earn their bachelor's or master's degree for several reasons including: accelerated format, flexibility of programs, relevance to military and civilian careers, and each student has a personal advisor throughout their course of study. But, most importantly, the quality of programs is second to none. What students learn in the classroom (virtual or real) is immediately applicable in real life. U-Mary is committed to military members' success through actions such as being a full participant in the Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.

Why we are a great choice for military spouses?

Our school has instituted policies to address the concerns and needs of military spouses and their families. We've constructed our admissions, retention, career counseling, and mentoring programs to help alleviate the difficulties faced by military spouses. Our flexible learning options and degree continuation programs are designed to accommodate deployments and relocation.


Top Degrees


A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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