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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
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Raphael Della Ratta, C’92, Funds the Climb the Mount Initiative

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News 02/07
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Campus Life

2023 Graduates: Facts, Figures and People to Know

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News 03/07
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NDMU, MSMU Partner to Address Nursing Shortage with Collaborative Degree Program

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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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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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Our Mission, Our Moment, Our Mount

Our Mission, Our Moment, Our Mount, one of the most impactful campaigns in our history, seeks to invest $50 million in the mission-critical priorities that the Mount community needs most right now. Together we can achieve our ambitious campaign goals.

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School of Health Professions

The School of Health Professions is our biggest, boldest step in growing the next generation of ethical, compassionate healthcare leaders. The graduate school will have an immediate impact in areas such as healthcare inequality, and provider shortages and burnout.

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More than 40% of our incoming students choose a STEM major, but we’ve outgrown the Coad Science Building. To solve this, the campaign will fund a 21,000 square foot expansion and renovation, featuring new classrooms, labs and collaborative space so the Mount can continue to prepare ethical scientific leaders.

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The Mount's proud tradition of excellence in sports has gone into overdrive. In just six years we’ve doubled the number of Division I student-athletes and netted 17 conference titles and nine NCAA tournament appearances. Our facilities need to be updated to continue this success, especially in the more competitive MAAC.

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News 04/04
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Mount St. Mary’s University Launches Capital Campaign

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Learn More About Our Funding Priorities.

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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 01/06
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Mount St. Mary’s Men’s Rugby Team Wins National Championship

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News 02/06
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Mount St. Mary’s Exceeds Goal for Day of Giving and Raises Over $1 Million

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Lives of Significance 03/06
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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 04/06
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Robert Bream Donates Major Gift to Encourage Student Success

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Lives of Significance 05/06
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Mercedes Fuentes, C'19

Mercedes Fuentes, C’19, a transfer student is passionate about cellular biology, microbiology and coffee.

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Career Insights 06/06

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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