Degree type(s): Bachelor's
Degree field(s): Education; Business & Finance
Location(s): Bismarck, ND
Program offerings by location and modality are subject to change.

Business Education Bachelor's Degree Program

Four-year degree; Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS)

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 middle and high school grades in North Dakota.


All the University of Mary education programs are fully accredited by the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board and all CAEP national standards are fully met.


Business Education Program Highlights

Students in the Business Education program at the University of Mary receive the experience and knowledge to be successful business education teachers. This program is:


  1. Affordable education

    The University of Mary is one of the most affordable private universities in the nation.

  2. Financial aid

    We offer a variety of ways to help finance your education. In fact, 99 percent of our main campus students receive some type of scholarship or financial aid.


  1. Scholar practitioners

    Work side-by-side with world-class faculty who bring professional marketing and business experience to their classrooms.

  2. Values-based education

    Learn to incorporate Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values and the merits of servant leadership into academic and community projects.


  1. Experiential learning

    Work with a team to develop strategic solutions to real-world business and marketing challenges.

  2. Emerging Leaders Academy

    Take part in our Emerging Leaders Academy, a four-year leadership program for selected students.


With a bachelor’s degree in business education, you can pursue careers in a wide range of fields related to business and education, including teaching at the middle school and high school level.

+ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook 

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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.