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Mount St. Mary's University, University Way

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Mount St. Mary’s University is a private, liberal arts, Catholic university in the Catoctin Mountains near historic Emmitsburg, Maryland, with a satellite campus for adult students in Frederick, Maryland’s second largest city.

The university offers more than 80 majors, minors, concentrations and special programs for traditional undergraduate students, and more than 25 adult undergraduate and graduate level programs.

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Pursue academic success in a truly elevated environment.

You’ll find high challenge, as well as high support at every turn.

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News 01/07

Mount St. Mary's Welcomes 12 New Faculty This Fall

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News 02/07
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Mount St. Mary’s Celebrates Expanded Knott Academic Center

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News 03/07
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New Center for Service Combines Service, Faith and Learning

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Undergraduate Programs 04/07
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Majors and Minors

For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 80 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.

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Career Opportunities 05/07
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What is an internship?

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Graduate Programs 06/07
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Graduate Degrees for Working Adults

Advance your career with one of our many degree or certificate programs in business, education, public services and science.

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Adult Programs 07/07
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Adult Undergraduate Degrees

Now is the time to earn that degree you’ve always wanted, while still working. The Mount offers working adults a choice of five different undergraduate degrees with curriculum and formats designed to accommodate busy, working lifestyles.

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Find your path to success in an academic environment created to inspire students of all types, talents, and abilities.

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Prepare to engage.

Students here succeed because of how we are together - a single, nurturing community - students, faculty, staff, alumni.

Learn About Life on Campus
News 01/07
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Campus Life

Frederick Health Opens New Emmitsburg Facility on Campus

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News 02/07
Mount moves to MAAC

Mount St. Mary’s to Join the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

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Campus Life 03/07

Clubs & Organizations

From AMP, outdoor adventures and Student Government, to the Center for Campus Ministry, Office of Social Justice and Center for Student Diversity, you’re sure to find something to pour yourself into here.

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Get Involved 04/07
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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Athletics 05/07
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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Faith 06/07
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Find faith and comfort.

There is a warm spirituality here that you will find peaceful and reassuring, regardless of where you are in your spiritual journey.

Discover our Catholic Identity
Traditions 07/07
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We celebrate traditions from 2 years ago and 200 years ago.

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Dig deeper into our community and our breathtaking campus.

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Find what success means to you.

From medicine to business to nonprofits, our graduates make an impact in their chosen paths.

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News 01/05
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Coach Todd Bowles

Buccaneers Coach Todd Bowles Earns Bachelor’s Degree from Mount St. Mary’s University

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Lives of Significance 02/05
Jay Phillips, C'05

Jay Phillips, C'05, MT'08

After Jay Phillips, C’05, MT’08, devoted seven years to studying at the Mount, culminating with a Master of Arts in theology, he courageously questioned how to live out his purpose—spending many nights on the track under starry skies looking inward and upward.

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News 03/05
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Two Mount St. Mary’s Seniors Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

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Lives of Significance 04/05
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Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, C'12

Nancy Abu-Bonsrah, C'12, made history as the first African-American female to be accepted into the Johns Hopkins University Medical School Neurosurgery Residency Program.

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Career Insights 05/05

Everything is possible at the Mount.

And the Career Center is there every step of the way, from the minute you arrive throughout your working career after you leave the Mount. They'll help you choose a major, find an internship, and connect you with some of our outstanding alums so you can see just how they are living significantly.

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See more success stories and find ways the Mount can help you get to where you want to be.

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