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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 nine graduate degrees and nine 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.

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 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) or five years relevant work experience (test scores may be used in lieu of work experience on case-by-case basis). We also require the following additional materials:

  • Official Transcript(s)

    From all accredited institutions attended after high school.

  • Valid teaching certificate / Praxis CORE or Praxis II Content Knowledge scores

    Designate code 5421 for the Mount and code R7403 for MSDE. - Education programs only.

  • Two Letters of Recommendation & Cover letter

    Science programs only.

  • Résumé

    Business programs only.

  • Personal Essay

    250 words. Sport Management & MHA only.

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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

Contact Us

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Mount St. Mary’s University Frederick Campus
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
Email Us
301-682-8315