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Graduate Admissions

This could be the start of something big.

When it's time to take your education and career possibilities to the next level, the Mount is here for you. We offer eleven graduate degrees and ten one-year graduate certificates in fields including business, education, health administration and science in a format designed for working adults just like you. It's convenient, affordable, and the perfect way for motivated adults like you to continue to learn, grow, and establish yourself as a leader in your field.

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Learn more about your next steps as an accepted graduate student or get answers to your questions through our FAQs.

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Graduate Student Admissions FAQs

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Virtual Open Houses

Learn more about the Division of Continuing Studies programs at our virtual open house series! Gain more information about our programs from our admissions team and program directors.

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Program Length 1-2 Years to finish a graduate degree.
Evening Courses 1x per week Most classes meet 6-9:30 p.m.
Fast Track 8 Week Business and science programs are offered in accelerated sessions so you can finish sooner.

Graduate Admissions Requirements

To be considered for graduate admission, you'll need to submit a free online application. We require all applicants to have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution, and have a 2.75 GPA (or higher). Relevant work experience and standardized test scores can also be taken into consideration.* We also require the following additional materials:

*Business & Science programs only.

  • Official Transcript(s)

    From all accredited institutions attended after high school.

  • Valid teaching certificate

    Education programs only.

  • Résumé

    Business and science programs only.

  • Free Application

Graduate Assistantships - By Invitation Only

Mount St. Mary’s University offers highly competitive graduate assistantships to provide an opportunity for graduate students to further their knowledge in both academic and professional fields through involvement in different areas of the university. Graduate assistants receive an annual stipend and tuition remission in compensation for their service to the university. The graduate assistantship application is by invitation only for students who have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher and been admitted into a graduate degree program.

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I adopted a ‘buckle down and do it' attitude. I focused on getting the next paper or project complete and taking it one day at a time. Before I knew it, the year had passed.

Margaret Mooney MBA'14

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Frederick, MD 21703
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