The Marian University Blog

  • The origin of popular American Christmas traditions
    December 10, 2018

    Why do we bring a tree inside our homes? Why do we hang stockings? Why are poinsettias the flowers of choice? When did kissing under the mistletoe become a thing?

  • Earn your degree for you, and for them
    December 3, 2018

    Marian's Adult Programs' advisor, Lynn Wybiral, reflects on the role of higher education in building generations of successful citizens.

  • Our top five careers for political science majors
    December 3, 2018

    Marian’s Bachelor of Arts in Political Science gives you deep insight and understanding about today’s most pressing political issues. It prepares you for careers requiring good qualitative and quantitative analytical skills, sound critical-thinking skills, exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and strong teamwork and collaboration skills.

  • Ten Careers You Can Pursue with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
    November 22, 2018

    Marian's Department of Psychological Science and Counseling will prepare you for a range of careers. Experiential teaching methods, hands-on learning opportunities, and internship experiences are built into our curriculum.

  • Hard work pays off for future nurse
    November 19, 2018

    Leslie Young goes all in with her online studies in Marian's Health and Human Services bachelor's degree program to prepare for Marian's accelerated nursing program.

  • College 101: applying to Marian made easy
    November 14, 2018

    Applying to Marian University is your first step to becoming a Knight! We’re excited that you’re interested in furthering your education at the university. Marian offers a variety of undergraduate, online, pre-professional, graduate, and doctoral programs to serve a growing and diverse student body. We also recently announced that we will open a two-year college for the 2019-20 academic year in collaboration with Saint Joseph’s College.

  • Six tips for landing your dream college internship
    November 7, 2018

    At Marian University, we’re committed to preparing you for the internship of your dreams and connecting you to the next step in your career. Landing an internship during college allows you to gain valuable experience while working toward your degree. You also apply what you learn in the classroom in a real-world setting.

  • Social engineering and cyber attacks
    October 29, 2018

    As October and National Cybersecurity Awareness Month come to an end, we take a look at preventing cyber attacks and protecting your identity online.

  • Adult student studies abroad
    October 23, 2018

    Tiffany Wallace, a student in Marian's Adult Programs, takes advantage of study abroad opportunities: Gains insights on international business, expands worldview, and earns college credit.

  • Our top six tips for financial aid success in 2019-20
    October 15, 2018

    At Marian University, we believe an outstanding education shouldn’t break the bank. We understand that finding ways to pay for college, keeping your student loan debt low, and saving money on educational expenses is a top priority for students and parents.

  • Dream big: A graduate’s story
    October 8, 2018

    Stephanie Campbell, class of 2018, recounts how she reclaimed her belief in herself and went on to earn her bachelor's degree in business administration from Marian's adult and online programs.

  • Marian's Program in Exercise and Sports Science prepares you for careers in healthcare
    September 26, 2018

    Housed in Marian University’s health professions unit, our Program in Exercise and Sports Science (ESS) is uniquely related to human health, wellness, and preventative medicine

  • Downsizing and decluttering at home, work, and school
    September 26, 2018

    Downsizing at home and the office encourages productivity and reduces stress. How can students apply these same lessons in the pursuit of their degrees?

  • Indiana Superintendent Catalyzing Change in a High Poverty District
    September 20, 2018


  • Fun Things to do in Indianapolis
    September 20, 2018

    We love it here and it’s easy to see why our students do too. As a Marian Knight, you’ll have full access to our wooded, historic campus and and all of the usual amenities you expect at a top private university

  • You're in medical school, but you're not alone
    September 19, 2018

    Second year medical school student, Kathleen Hoban, shares the unexpected challenges that almost kept her from following her dream of becoming a doctor.

  • MAP student makes impact at local non-profit
    September 10, 2018

    Joey Baertschi turned his degrees in Paralegal Studies and Business Administration into a new career and service to the community.

  • Why apply credits from your associate's degree toward a bachelor's degree?
    August 21, 2018

    You’ve wrapped up two years at your community college, and next steps are approaching quickly. Once you’ve earned your associate’s degree (congratulations, by the way), it’s time to consider if your future entails transferring to a four-year university.

  • How online courses appeal to different learning styles
    August 20, 2018

    Online courses can appeal to students from all different learning types. Find out what kind of learning style you have.

  • What can you do with a social work degree besides social work?
    August 14, 2018

    If you’re passionate about improving the quality of life for people of all ages and advocating for social justice causes, social work may be your calling. A broad degree with a variety of applications, Marian University’s social work program trains students to think critically and solve problems. Through the program’s coursework, you’ll learn communication, leadership, and research skills to make you career-ready following graduation.

Studying healthcare in Chile
Pre-med student builds cultural competencies and awareness.
Watch Htoo's story
Interning at Delta Faucet
Marketing experience gives insight into corporate America.
Watch Dominic's story
Coming home to Indy
Award-winning transfer student is glad she made the switch.
Read Rachel's story

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