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Mount Saint Mary's University Academics

Mount Saint Mary's University requires at least 124 units to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

Mount Saint Mary's University does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Mount Saint Mary's University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Mount Saint Mary's University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Which Courses Are Required at Mount Saint Mary's University?

Mount Saint Mary's University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.

Majors at Mount Saint Mary's University

When choosing a major, Mount Saint Mary's University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Mount Saint Mary's University below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Mount Saint Mary's University does not require students to complete a senior project.

Does Mount Saint Mary's University Offer Learning Disability Services?

Mount Saint Mary's University offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Mount Saint Mary's University Have An Online Program?

Mount Saint Mary's University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Mount Saint Mary's University Offer Credit for AP Classes?

Mount Saint Mary's University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Mount Saint Mary's University Have An Honors Program?

Mount Saint Mary's University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Mount Saint Mary's University Require Internships?

Mount Saint Mary's University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Mount Saint Mary's University does not have any ROTC programs.

Dual Degree Programs at Mount Saint Mary's University

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Mount Saint Mary's University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

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Mount Saint Mary's University Majors & Subject Areas

American/United States Studies/Civilization
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Special Education and Teaching, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Elementary Education and Teaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
French Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Child Development
English Language and Literature, General
Creative Writing
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Environmental Biology
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Psychology, General
Developmental and Child Psychology
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Applied Psychology
Human Services, General
Health Policy Analysis
International Policy Analysis
Social Work
Social Sciences, General
Geographic Information Science and Cartography
Political Science and Government, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Playwriting and Screenwriting
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Documentary Production
Art/Art Studies, General
Music, General
Music Pedagogy
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Nursing Administration
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Nursing Education
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other
Business Administration and Management, General
Project Management
Organizational Leadership
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
History, General

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