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History, Mission, Goals and Objectives

Doheny CampusFounded in 1925 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Mount St. Mary's College has two exceptionally beautiful campuses in Los Angeles.  The Chalon Campus is located on a hill above Brentwood with expansive views overlooking the Pacific Ocean and West Los Angeles.  The natural and architectural beauty of the campus provides a unique setting for a rigorous academic program of study at the undergraduate level.   For nearly a century, the College has enjoyed a strong reputation as a Catholic college dedicated primarily to the education of undergraduate women.  

Since 1932, the Mount has also offered graduate programs.  Mount St. Mary's College, Los Angeles coed graduate programs attract women and men of all ages, religious backgrounds, and professional interests to the College's Doheny Campus located 5 minutes from downtown on the historic Doheny Estate.  Ample parking is available, leaving working adults and professionals time for a campus walk on the way to classes amid historic gardens and homes from the turn of the century.  All graduate programs, as well as the Weekend College, AA, ADN, and Accelerated BSN programs, are centered on the historic Doheny Campus opened in 1962 (right).

At both the undergraduate and graduate levels, we are dedicated to the same mission: we offer a dynamic learning experience in the liberal arts and sciences to a diverse student body and we are dedicated to providing a superior education enhanced by an emphasis on building leadership skills and fostering a spirit to serve others. Our measure of success is graduates who are committed to using their knowledge and skills to better themselves, their environments, and the world.

Graduate Learning Goals

 A Mount St. Mary's graduate student will...

*For graduate professional programs

Graduate Program Objectives

The liberal arts tradition and the Catholic nature of the college give direction to Mount St. Mary's College and, as it is an integral part of the college, to the graduate division. Graduate programs flow from the college mission statement and presuppose the components of a liberal arts education, as is evident in the following objectives, developed by the Graduate Council for the teaching and preparation of students at the graduate level.

Women and men at the graduate level are prepared as leaders for society and are given the means as well as the confidence to:

Each graduate program, in ways appropriate to the preparation for a particular profession, strives to attain these objectives by: