Mary K. Carr, J.D.

Dean of the College of Business

Mary K. Carr, J.D., Dean of the College of Business at Strayer University, is committed to creating an innovative, engaging and relevant educational experience for every student. She understands the need for students to incorporate their education from today’s classroom into the tomorrow’s workplace. This challenge is met by delivering rigorous business curriculum taught by industry-experienced faculty, thereby creating graduates who become business leaders nationwide. 

Mary holds a Juris Doctorate with a certificate in health law studies from the St. Louis University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Boston College. Prior to her role as Dean, she served as Senior Vice Provost of Faculty Affairs and Onsite Programs and held several academic and operational leadership positions at Strayer University. Mary was previously a practicing attorney in Boston, focusing on civil litigation, and has more than a decade of corporate legal experience in both private and public companies. At Medical Staffing Network, a national leader in healthcare staffing services, Mary served as corporate counsel and member of the senior executive team for ten years. 

Mary’s passion for higher learning carries through in her dedication to student engagement and success. She collaborates with experienced business faculty to review current industry trends and incorporates them into the college programs. 

Mary K. Carr, Dean, College of Business offers her commitment to shaping the business leaders of tomorrow, navigating with innovation and vision.