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For nearly 40 years, the Mount has prepared professionals to meet the challenges of tomorrow's complex business world through an exceptional Master of Business Administration (MBA). The program focuses on problem-solving, communication, critical analysis and ethical decision-making. Students can select from a variety of concentrations and certificates in order to customize the curriculum to fit their career goals. Concentrations are offered in management, marketing and finance. Without taking any additional courses students can also earn a graduate certificate in one of five programs: 

Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission into the MBA program must have completed a bachelor’s degree and must satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

  • 2.75 minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) OR

  • 5 full years of relevant, professional business experience (résumé required) OR

  • 500 minimum score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT); visit for details on exam requirements and testing locations

Application Process

Applications for admission are accepted year-round and are reviewed on a rolling basis. There is no application fee. Please plan to apply at least six weeks before the date you wish to begin classes. Late applications are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Applicants must sumbit:

  • Free online application; Click here to apply

  • Current résumé

  • Official transcripts from all schools attended after high school. 

  • If GMAT is required, submit copy of test scores. 

  •  Non-U.S. citizens – Please refer to the section on International Students for additional requirements.

Transcript(s) and application materials can be sent to:

Graduate Business Programs
Mount St. Mary's University
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

Program Details

There are multiple ways to earn a MBA from the Mount, but all include 12 classes (37 credits). Program formats to select from include:

  • One-year MBA offered at the Emmitsburg campus
  • Self-paced MBA offered at the Frederick campus - add a graduate certificate for no additional courses

Classes meet once a week in the evening in a continuous cycle of 8-week courses. Classes are held at both the Emmitsburg campus and the Frederick campus, from 6-9:30 p.m.

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Frederick Campus | 5350 Spectrum Drive | Frederick, MD 21703
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