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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 70 majors, minors, concentrations and special programs for traditional undergraduate students, and 20 adult undergraduate and graduate level programs.

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 01/09
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Two Mount Community Members Secure Fulbright Study/Research Awards

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Students 02/09
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Senior Honors Presentations

We invite you to celebrate our Honors Seniors and their projects, which result from many months of intense research and enthusiastic support from their faculty mentors.

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News 03/09
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Mount to Introduce Neuroscience Major in Fall 2020

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News 04/09
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Mount to Launch Data Science Major in Fall 2020

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Undergraduate Programs 05/09
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Majors and Minors

For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 70 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.

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Career Opportunities 06/09
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What is an internship?

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Graduate Programs 07/09
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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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News 08/09
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SRIA Scholars Conduct Research at the Mount During the Summer

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Adult Programs 09/09
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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
Visit the Mount 01/07

We're now offering online visits

Find out how you can see what the Mount is like through a number of online visit opportunities.

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News 02/07
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Five Mount Students Volunteer 750 Hours of Community Service

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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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School Spirit 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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Congratulations Mount Grads!

Help us celebrate the Class of 2020
News 02/09
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2020 Graduates: Facts, Figures and People to Know

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News 03/09
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Three Mount St. Mary’s Students Named Goldwater Scholars

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News 04/09
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It Pays to Graduate From the Mount, New Study Finds

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Lives of Significance 05/09
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Alexandra Edwards, C’19

“I have learned, through art, that things will explode, break and fall apart—but it’s the way you take all the broken pieces and put them together to make something even better than you had before. Trust the process and your art will shine,” says Alexandra Edwards, C’19, a fine arts major.

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News 06/09
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Four Literary Magazine Contributors Earn Gold Circle Certificates

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Career Center 07/09
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MountHired allows students and alumni to connect with employers for internships and jobs. Find out how you can take the next step in your professional journey.

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Lives of Significance 08/09
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Chance Carbaugh, MSB’16

Fort Detrick Researcher Finds Path Through Mount’s Biotech Master’s Program

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Career Insights 09/09

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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