Ten-year contract extension includes the launch of two new programs

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, a private, non-profit Lasallian educational institution, and Wiley Education Services, a division of Wiley that provides tailored services and technology solutions to higher education institutions, are pleased to announce a 10-year extension of their existing partnership. The extension will run through 2029 and includes the launch of two new graduate programs—a Master of Social Work and a Master of Public Health—and multiple future programs under consideration. These additions will bring the total number of fully online programs offered at Saint Mary’s in partnership with Wiley to 16.

Saint Mary’s and Wiley originally partnered in 2010 to launch and develop the university’s online programs, which now account for more than 1200 students. “We are confident in our enhanced partnership with Wiley Education Services as we know from experience they have the resources, proven track record, and appetite for innovation that will continue to fuel our online growth initiatives,” said Reverend James Burns, Saint Mary’s president. Since the onset of the partnership, Saint Mary’s and Wiley have recognized the importance of shared values and a long-term commitment to meet the needs of 21st century learners.

With plans to increase its online enrollments regionally and nationally by 2025, Saint Mary’s will leverage Wiley to support this goal. Together, Saint Mary’s and Wiley will continue to launch new online programs, expand into new markets, and maximize the current online student experience to ensure Saint Mary’s continues to offer exceptional learning opportunities.

“Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is a wonderful partner and we have developed a strong, collaborative relationship over the years,” said Matt Hillman,Wiley Education Services senior vice president and general manager. “We look forward to continuing our work together over the next 10 years and empowering students to achieve their education and career goals.”

To learn more about Saint Mary’s online programs, visit onlineprograms.smumn.edu. To learn more about Wiley Education Services, go to edservices.wiley.com.

About Wiley

Wiley, a global company, helps people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. Our online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, combined with our digital learning, assessment and certification solutions help universities, learned societies, businesses, governments and individuals increase the academic and professional impact of their work. For more than 200 years, we have delivered consistent performance to our stakeholders. The company’s website can be accessed at wiley.com.

About Wiley Education Services

Wiley Education Services, a division of Wiley, is a leading, global provider of tailored services and technology solutions to higher education institutions. It currently partners with more than 30 institutions across the US, Europe, and Australia, supports over 250 degree programs and more than 3000 courses, encompassing on campus, online, and hybrid models. Wiley Education Services works collaboratively with its partners to provide tailored services, technology, insights, and content that help to improve institutional performance and help learners to achieve their goals. For more information go to edservices.wiley.com.