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December 22, 2011

Thinking that the Mount might be the right school for you? Whether you’d like to start classes this January or you’re gathering information to apply for September 2012, read on for more information about our community and how to Be a Mount Student.

We make it easy to connect with the Mount for gathering information or for getting to know students just like you.

Check out our Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube pages to get tons of information and connect with members of the Mount community. Even better, come see our beautiful campus for yourself and learn first hand about what we have to offer.

We offer:
•  A personalized tour
•  Explore the Mount (March 2, 2012) (a great chance to meet other students)

The Mount will be closed for the holidays until January 3, but we urge you to take a virtual tour and submit your request to book a campus tour for any time after January 3, 2012. 

Programs and Departments

While you’re browsing the Mount website, make sure to check out our full list of degree, certificate and diploma programs. The Mount has a broad range of courses and programs for students to choose from, including arts, sciences, and professional studies.

The Mount is home to many unique and innovative programs. Currently, the Mount is the only university in Atlantic Canada to offer Bachelor and Master degrees in Public Relations and a Bachelor of Arts (Child and Youth Study). We are also jointly offering the only PhD in Educational Studies in the Atlantic Region along with St. Francis Xavier University and Acadia University, and we have the only Bachelor of Science (Science Communication) program in the country.

With so many choices, there is almost certainly something for you at the Mount.

Take your classroom with you

Did you know that the Mount offers more than 200 courses a year through distance education? Classes are available to all students, whether they are local or at a distance – in fact, many on-campus students find that distance courses allow them to added flexibility their schedules. Distance courses are offered in many programs, including, but not limited to Business Administration, Bachelor of Arts (General Studies) and Child and Youth Study.

“The option of distance courses offered at the Mount has played a big role in helping me balance my school work and involvement in other areas at the school,” says Amy Seeton, a student in the Bachelor of Arts (Child and Youth Study) program.

For more information about distance options at the Mount, visit the Distance Learning website.

Apply to the Mount

We have made applying to the Mount as easy. Simply click here to access online application forms and to pay your application fee.

If you have any questions, please e-mail msvu.ca or call 902-457-5540 and we will respond to your inquiry after January 3, 2012.

“The Mount isn’t just where I received my education, but the staff and professors played such a formative role in who I’ve become,” says Danielle Hartley, a graduate of the Bachelor of Public Relations program. “It’s not only a great community, but it’s now part of who I am.”

Winter registration deadline: January 11

It’s not too late to sign up for classes at the Mount for the Winter 2012 semester, starting on January 3. The registration deadline is January 11, so take that step and join the Mount community.

Happy Holidays, and we hope to you see you at the Mount in the New Year.