Make a Difference in the Lives of Others

Successful human services professionals require a deep understanding of people and a highly ethical foundation. At the Mount, the human services program draws from sociology, psychology, education and business to prepare you for a meaningful career improving the lives of others.

Our program combines a curriculum rooted in cutting-edge research findings with hands-on internships to prepare you to face any challenge.

Graduates go on to pursue graduate studies or careers in fields such as:

  • Family and youth services
  • Substance abuse and addiction counseling
  • Programs for the disabled
  • Programs for the aging and elderly
  • Juvenile and adult correctional facilities
  • Mental health programs
  • Social services agencies

Your degree path is unique based on your prior education. Complete the form to have an advisor contact you to map out the best path forward.

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Format & Details

Format & Details

The human services program is designed for working adults. As a student in the Mount’s program you will:

  • Finish at your own pace. Courses are offered year round in accelerated 5 and 8-week sessions. Take the courses you need at your convenience.
  • Attend convenient classes. Meet part-time one night per week (6-10 p.m.). Our Frederick campus is minutes from I-70 and I-270, near the FSK Mall.
  • Receive specialized support for adult students. One-on-one advising and a customized degree plan are available and encouraged for all students.


Cost per credit.*

  • An additional fee is applicable to internship I ($130) and internship II ($160)
  • Students are accepted with a minimum of 12 credits and may transfer in up to 75 credits from a two-year institution or 90 credits from a four-year institution
  • No application fee

Financial Aid
Financial assistance may be available though federal and state funded programs, private loan providers, and employer tuition remission or reimbursement. Request info to learn more.

*Tuition represents 2017-18 rates. Tuition is subject to change without notice.

Admissions & Application

Admissions & Application

Classes Begin: Year round
Admissions: Rolling
Priority Application Deadline: 4 weeks prior to start of first class
No application fee

The Mount’s adult undergraduate completion degree programs are for individuals looking to apply previous college credit to a bachelor’s degree.

Admissions Requirements:

  • 3+ years of professional work experience
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum of 12 transferable credits from an accredited two or four-year institution. Students may transfer up to 75 credits from a two-year institution or 90 credits from a four-year institution.

A complete application includes:

  • Free online application; Apply in 10 minutes or less
  • Official transcript(s) from all accredited institutions attended after high school
Send application materials to:

Mount St. Mary’s University Frederick Campus
Adult Undergraduate Program
Attn: Janene Petrie
5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

eTranscripts should be sent to Janene Petrie at

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