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Adult Undergraduate Business Degree

Earn your Bachelor's in Business during the evening in FrederickThe basic understanding of business principles and operations will benefit just about anyone engaged in operations, management, human resources, or starting a business.


The Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business emphasizes the development of personal, professional and organizational qualities and skills required to meet the challenges of today’s and tomorrow’s complex global business world with its focus on ideas, communication, critical analysis, problem solving and decision making. The business degree program also provides students with the abilities required to pursue graduate studies.

The business curriculum affords students opportunities to broaden their understanding of the environment of modern business and of the principles and processes for effective management of organizations; required courses span the areas of management, marketing, business law, information management, analytical techniques of decision making, and financial management.

Admission Criteria

  • Prospective students must have completed 12 or more undergraduate credits from a regionally accredited (e.g., Middle States Association of Colleges) institution or its equivalent.*
  • Prospective students must have achieved a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale (2.75 GPA for education program) in prior undergraduate credits.
  • Prospective students must have three or more years of full-time work experience.

*In some cases, prospective students may need to take courses at a community college or an online university, on the basis of consultation with a Mount St. Mary’s advisor.

For more information, contact:
Janene Horne
Academic Advisor
(301) 682-8315

Ed Nolan
Veteran Student Advisor
(301) 682-8315

Deborah Powell
Director of Graduate & Adult Business Programs
(301) 447-5840

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