Workforce Development with the University of Mary

As a leader in your organization, you understand the value of career planning and employee retention. Part of your role is to encourage your team’s growth and provide opportunities to further advance employees’ skills and knowledge. Internal office culture, career paths, and mentorships are important to the development of employees. In addition, there is another integral opportunity to cultivate your employees and positively affect your company – continuing education.

Fitting education into a busy schedule can be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be. With certifications, customized seminars and workshops, and undergraduate and graduate degrees, the University of Mary offers options that fit your organization’s needs. We have locations across North Dakota – Fargo, Grand Forks, Bismarck, and Watford City – and deliver online offerings, meaning coursework is available wherever you need it.

Stay competitive and develop greater understanding of the topics that matter to you and your employees. Our workforce development education is ideal for professionals who want to advance their careers and gain leadership skills. You and your employees will benefit from hands-on, experiential learning with career-focused skills and fundamental values to grow your business.

$15,000 is the average cost of employee turnover per employee lost.
Lack of Career Development is the top reason employees leave an organization.
22% is the number of employees who leave their jobs for career development opportunities.

Workforce Development Highlights

  1. Affordable

    University of Mary partners with businesses to offer lower tuition rates, making your education truly affordable.

  2. Professional Development Opportunity

    Participants gain knowledge applicable to their proessional and personal lives from day one.

  3. Values-Based Education

    We know organizations thrive in North Dakota because of hard work and dedication. These values are present throughout our courses as we strengthen students' skills and virtues.

  4. Customized for You

    University of Mary offers tailor-made educational offerings to meet your workforce development needs.

Education Options

Stackable Certificates

Certificates can be completed in as few as 15 weeks, and those credits can go toward earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Continuing Education

Customized training is available on a variety of business and leadership topics. Partner with us to offer training at one of our locations or at your office.

Bachelor's and Master's Degrees

Our evening and online programs are designed for the working adult’s busy schedule. We enable students to complete their degree in one of our 10 undergraduate programs or 15 graduate degree programs in as few as 15 months. Our academic programs are value-based and professionally focused. Classes start at our five locations and online every five weeks, year-round.