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Enrich Your Career with a Certificate Program

Fitting education into your busy schedule can be a challenge-but it doesn't have to be. This is why the University of Mary offers stackable certificate programs online and in the evenings to fit your lifestyle. Our certificates can be completed in as few as 15 weeks, so you can use what you learn the very next day-and use those credits toward earning a bachelor's or master's degree. You'll benefit from hands-on, experiential learning as you gain the career-focused skills and fundamental values to further your professional self.

Stay competitive in your career as you develop a greater understanding of topics relevant to you. You'll be able to earn a stackable certificate at our campuses in Bismarck, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Air Force Base, Fargo, Watford City, Fort Riley (KS), Tempe (AZ) and Billings (MT).

Program availability varies by campus. Contact us to learn more about your program of interest or the location nearest you. 


Certificate Programs

The University of Mary offers both undergraduate and graduate certificate programs. Here is the list of each certificate program with their respective courses.

Catholic Educators

  • History of Western Education
  • Catholic Education in America
  • Principles of Catholic Education Applied Today

Catholic Philanthropy

  • Foundations of Catholic Philanthropy
  • Transformational Giving: Activating the Gift
  • Mission Advancement Principles and Practice


  • Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Administration
  • Healthcare Organizations and Finance
  • Healthcare Law and Policy

Healthcare Informatics

  • Principles of Informatics in Healthcare Professions
  • Ethics and Informatics
  • The Human-Technology Interface
  • Applied Clinical Informatics in Patient-Centered Care

Human Resource Management

  • Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations
  • Strategic Compensation: A Human Resources Management Approach
  • Human Resource Development

Level I or II Elementary/Secondary Principal Credential

  • Management Theory and Personnel
  • School Finance
  • School Curriculum K-12
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • School Law
  • School Culture and Organizational Behavior
  • School Administration
  • Integrating Technology in Ed
  • Critique and Design
  • Internship: Secondary Administration
  • Internship: Elementary Administration

Project Management

  • Introduction to Project Management
  • Project Initiation
  • Project Planning
  • Project Execution and Control

Public Administration

  • Foundations of Public Administration
  • Public Finance and Budgeting
  • Leadership in the Public Sector

Superintendent's Credential

  • Management Theory and Personnel
  • School Finance
  • School Plant
  • Public Relations
  • Special Education Law
  • Internship: School Superintendent

Special Education Director Credential

  • Internship: Special Education Director

Virtuous Leadership

  • Philosophy of Happiness
  • Virtuous Leadership Immersion
  • Business and Catholic Social Teaching