Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Education; Business & Finance
Location(s): Bismarck, ND

The curriculum in Business Education is designed to prepare students to be effective secondary classroom teachers capable of meeting the needs of all students, including those with special needs and from varied backgrounds.

A student completing the Business Education program at the University of Mary is eligible for licensure to teach in grades 7-12 in North Dakota. Meeting the requirements for licensure in other states is the responsibility of each student.  


Courses required for Business Education major:   

EDU 200 or 202; 295, 301, 310, 320, 365, 367, 378, 401, 421, 423, 445

Business Communications and Technology Application Courses: ACC 101, 102; BUS 200, 215, 311, 420; COM 414, CIS 106, ECN 203, 204 Plus two CIS or ITM courses

Additional required courses: COM 110, ENG 121, MAT 103 or higher, PSY 205, and a Lab Science.

Please review the requirements for Middle School Endorsement if that option is intended. Students must also complete ALU 499, Senior Competencies Assessment, an exam to be taken during their last semester of study.

Even as one of the most affordable private universities in the nation, the University of Mary does offer a variety of scholarships. In fact, 99% of main campus undergraduate students receive some form of scholarship! 

Some scholarships are available for specific academic programs, such as nursing, while other scholarships are available for certain student populations, such as military and veteran students

We strongly encourage you to contact your personal admissions representative to discover all of the options that might be available to you. In many cases, a program specific scholarship is just one component of a complete financial aid package. 

Our admissions professionals will work together with our Office of Financial Assistance to ensure that you get the best financial aid package possible to finance your education. 

Acceptance at the University of Mary does not automatically qualify you to pursue a program in one of the academic programs of study. Application requirements are specific to each major or academic program.

We recommend consulting your advisor for details. Applications are reviewed by the faculty members of the program. You will be notified that you have been admitted, admitted provisionally, or denied admission to the program.


Program Advisors: Dr. Kevin Fishbeck (Chair)