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

English Education Bachelor's Degree Program

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

The English Education program prepares prospective teachers for the challenges of teaching students from a broad range of cultural backgrounds in diverse educational settings.

The English Education bachelor’s degree program at the University of Mary prepares students for careers teaching English Language Arts in 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.


English Education Degree Program Highlights  

Infused with Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values, the English Education bachelor’s degree program helps you develop practical career skills critical to teaching, as well as decision-making and ethical skills that will help develop leaders. The English Education program offers students a number of unique opportunities:

  • Earn your bachelor’s degree in an accredited program at an affordable, private, Catholic university
  • Acquire on-the-job skills you can apply directly to your career while learning in a friendly, collaborative environment grounded in faith-based values
  • Work in small classes alongside world-class faculty who bring real-world experience to their classrooms
  • Develop your critical thinking and historical analysis skills while gaining deeper exposure to and understanding of cultural diversity and respect for others


The median annual wage for high school teachers was $$62,870 in May 2020. Rising student enrollment should increase demand for high school teachers.

+ 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.