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.
You’ll find high challenge, as well as high support at every turn.Learn about academic programs
For undergraduate students, the Mount offers more than 70 majors, minors, concentrations, interdisciplinary and special programs.
Advance your career with one of our many degree or certificate programs in business, education, public services and science.
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.
Students here succeed because of how we are together - a single, nurturing community - students, faculty, staff, alumni.Learn About Life on Campus
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.
There is a warm spirituality here that you will find peaceful and reassuring, regardless of where you are in your spiritual journey.
From medicine to business to nonprofits, our graduates make an impact in their chosen paths.See success stories
“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.
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.
Fort Detrick Researcher Finds Path Through Mount’s Biotech Master’s Program
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.