1. What degrees will be offered?
Marymount College is preparing to offer a Master of Science in Community Psychology and a Master of Science in Leadership and Community Development.
2. How long does it take to complete an MS at Marymount? And what’s involved?
Each M.S. Degree includes 46 units, which may be completed within one year of full-time enrollment and a year of part-time enrollment. Fall and spring terms are 16 weeks in length, while the summer term is 12 weeks. Full time enrollment is nine or more units per term. A student may begin in fall, spring or summer.
3. What is the Five-Year Pathway?
The five-year BA/MS option is available to qualified Marymount undergraduate students who wish to apply for admission to the graduate program in their junior year. Accepted students will begin taking graduate courses (up to nine units) in their senior year.
4. When do classes start?
We will begin offering MS degrees in the fall 2013.
5. Which Campuses? Online?
Master of Science classes will be offered primarily at the Waterfront Campus and online. Weekend and evening classes will be available to accommodate working students. The MS program is anticipated to be offered to students at our Northern California campus in 2014.
The blend of classroom and online learning is augmented by field research and includes significant faculty and peer interaction at every step.
6. The Marymount MS degrees prepare students for careers in what fields?
The programs prepare students for professional and leadership roles or for continued doctoral study.
Graduates will be prepared to work as consultants, program managers, educators, planners, researchers, entrepreneurs and community-based leaders employed in education, health and human services; nonprofit organizations; business; community development; planning and environmental firms; research centers; consulting groups; and public policy and community planning and development.
7. How does a student enroll?
Current Marymount students can apply to the Five-Year Pathway option by meeting with their advisors and with the director of graduate admission. Alumni, transfers and the general community will begin with the Enrollment Division. The first inquiry can be made through the Web site or a phone call. Some potential students will express their interest in learning more at a community or employer event or information session.
8. What does it cost?
Our tuition is competitive at $750 per unit, with a $275 fee per semester, equaling $34,500 in tuition. Fees, books, equipment and supplies are additional.
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