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How do you want to live significantly?

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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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Undergraduate Programs 01/06
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Majors and Minors

For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 40 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.

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34 majors offered
38 minors offered
114 full-time faculty
Adult Programs 03/06
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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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Graduate Programs 04/06
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Graduate Degrees for Working Adults

Earn one of ten well-respected graduate degrees or one of eight one-year graduate certificates in a convenient format designed for working adults.

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News 05/06
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Campus Life

Students to Lead November 27 Discussion on Grit

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Career Opportunities 06/06
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What is an internship?

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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.

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Campus Traditions 01/08
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Christmas Sweater Friday

A day when Mount students don their ugliest Christmas sweaters for a photo op with Emmit, our fearless mascot. Don't worry if you missed it, community life is often preserved in the Mount Flickr Gallery >

Campus Life 02/08

Clubs & Organizations

From AMP, CRUX, and Student Government, to the Office of Social Justice and Center for Student Diversity, you’re sure to find something to pour yourself into here.

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Faith 03/08
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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.

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Athletics 04/08
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We go head-to-head with the best that Division I Athletics have to offer.

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School Spirit 05/08
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What is there to do at the Mount?

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45% male
55% female
40+27 Students from 40 states and 27 foreign countries call the Mount home.
Lives of Significance 07/08
Rev. Daniel Mode

Rev. Daniel L. Mode, CHC, USN, S’92

Cmdr. Daniel L. Mode, CHC, USN, S’92, is a man with a servant’s heart.

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Traditions 08/08
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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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News 01/06
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Spotlight on Brianna Cherney: A Standout Senior

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#1 College for Employment in Maryland
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23k Mountaineers who stay connected through our alumni chapters.
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News 03/06
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Campus Life

Mount Inducts 36 Student Leaders Into NSLS

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Lives of Significance 04/06
Sarah Madgey

Sara Madgey, C’09, M.Ed.’11

Inside the classroom of Sara Madgey, C’09, M.Ed., 11, a fourth-grade teacher at McDonogh Lower School in Owings Mills, Maryland, a poster hangs on the wall that reads: Never settle for less than your best.

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Career Insights 05/06

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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Lives of Significance 06/06
Pete DeCandia

Pete DeCandia, C'13

Pete DeCandia, C’13, uses his entrepreneurial spirit to serve others, harness the collective power of placemaking and create influence in Baltimore by building community through professional networks and strategic initiatives.

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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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