Member News

City of Overland Park partners with University of Saint Mary
12/26/2018 10:01 AM
The University of Saint Mary is recognized for academic excellence in graduate and undergraduate education, and the City of Overland Park now has a higher-education partnership with the university’s Overland Park Campus. This partnership gives city employees the opportunity to further develop their leadership skills and/or create a new career pathway-tapping into dozens of top-notch, highly regarded programs.

“Growth and advancement is what this partnership is all about,” explained Charlie Mackey, Director of Community and Business Partnerships. “USM designs its programs for busy, working professionals, so partnerning with the city is a perfect fit.”

City employees will receive a waived application fee and discounted tuition rate in any of USM’s seven graduate programs or seven undergraduate (degree-completion) programs, including (but not limited to):

Graduate Programs
• Master of Business Administration, 9 concentrations including:
Human Resources Management
Leadership and Organizational Health
Marketing and Advertising Management

Undergraduate Programs
• Bachelors of Accounting
• Bachelors of Applied Psychology
• Bachelors in Health Information Management  

For over 90 years, USM has prepared hundreds for some of today’s most in-demand employment opportunities-helping each one maximize his/her earning potential, while expanding expertise in his/her evergrowing field. Small classes, academic excellence, and convenience are the hallmarks of the Saint Mary experience. The Princeton Review has named Saint Mary a “Best Midwestern College*-a distinction is based on meeting lofty standards of academic excellence and feedback from students, parents, educators, and Princeton Review staff.

For more on USM and its programs, visit  Contact Charlie Mackey for more on the partnership at or 913-259-4657.
Charlie Mackey
Powered By CC-Assist.NET
AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Black & Veatch Central Bank of the Midwest Empower Retirement HCA Midwest Health Sprint