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Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business

The Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business has an impeccable reputation for producing successful business leaders. As a student in the Bolte School, you will be taught by true leaders in their fields of business. Doctoral-level and professionally experienced faculty teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

While in the program, you’ll study economics, marketing, information systems, business law, accounting, strategy, corporate finance and social responsibility. This variety of coursework will allow you to pursue careers from consulting to business development to sales and marketing and beyond. If you choose the international business concentration, your learning experience will be truly global with class excursions to Yantai, China, and Mumbai, India.

329 Knott Academic Center

16300 Old Emmitsburg Rd.
Emmitsburg, MD 21727


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IACBE Accredited

The Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business at the Mount St. Mary's University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please view our IACBE member status page.


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Undergraduate Programs

The traditional undergraduate course of study includes the following degree programs:

Accounting Minor / Major
Business Major / Minor
Economics Minor / Major
Sport Management Major / Minor

Graduate Degrees

For students seeking a graduate degree, the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business offers:

Graduate Certificates

The Bolte School of Business also offers post-baccalaureate certificate programs in:

Accelerated Undergraduate Programs

For working adults, the school also offers two accelerated undergraduate accelerated baccalaureate degree completion programs:

Online Undergraduate Degree in Business Four-Year Degree / Online Accelerated Undergraduate
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Student Opportunities and Resources

Beyond the classroom, the Bolte School strives to keep business students engaged and involved in activities that will continue to fuel their passion for learning and for business. The school sponsors many such opportunities and resources, including:

  • Clubs and Organizations

    The Bolte School sponsors several clubs and organizations: from major specific student clubs and honor societies to interactive events and experiential opportunities.

  • Internships

    The Bolte School encourages students to seek internship opportunities through the Career Center to extend their classroom learning and to enhance their attractiveness to prospective employees. Students have found jobs and internships with top firms such as the “Big Four”—PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and KPMG—as well as regional and local public accounting firms.

  • Partnerships

    The Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business has several partnerships with organizations both in Maryland and around the world. Learn more about how students can gain valuable hands-on educational experiences in business, sport management, economics and many other fields.

  • Palmieri Center for Entrepreneurship

    The Palmieri Center for Entrepreneurship is an innovative student resource that provides skill building, mentorship and real-world experiences vital to the development of creative critical thinking.

  • Centre for Integral Ecology, Economy and iMpact

    At the Mount, we are using the model for Integral Impact Ecology to transform our students in the classroom, create positive synergies with local businesses and organizations, and partner with international groups and peoples to co-create new opportunities for integral human development. We then unleash students’ creative problem solving initiatives through support of the CIEEM and the Palmieri Center for Entrepreneurship.

  • Bloomberg Finance Lab

    The Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business Bloomberg Finance Lab provides real world experience for students in the fast-paced business and finance environment, training them to succeed in the constantly changing world of the global markets.


Faculty Activities


From receiving the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Russia to publishing works in economics, sport management and international business to conducting workshops on topics such as financial literacy and email etiquette, the faculty in the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business are making an impact. Read more about what they have accomplished.

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