College of Southern Maryland

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Admission Office

College of Southern Maryland-AOD

8730 Mitchell Road, POB 910

La Plata, MD 20646-0910

(301) 934-7765

(800) 933-9177

Fax: (301) 934-7698

Contact: Bertha Clay

Director of Admissions
Main Address

8730 Mitchell Road, PO Box 910

La Plata, MD 20646-0910

(301) 934-2251

Total undergrads: 8,240

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,549

Degree-seeking undergrads: 6,687


Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: No

Admissions Policies/Requirements

Specific requirements for clinical nursing courses include high school diploma or GED, special testing (ACT), minimum 2.0 GPA in high school.

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Commercial/Advertising Art C

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services C
Business – General A
Business Administration/Management A,C

Communications Technologies

Communications Technologies – General C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General A
Computer/Information Sciences – General A
Information Technology A,C

Construction Trades

Lineworker A


Education – General A
Elementary Education A


Engineering – General A

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,C
Environmental Engineering Technology A,C
Manufacturing Technologies C
Surveying Technology C

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology A
Emergency Medical Technology A,C
Massage Therapy A
Medical Assistance C
Medical Records Technology C
Mental Health Services Technology C
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions A,C
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical A,C
Physical Therapy Assistance A

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Health/Physical Fitness A,C

Security & Protective Services

Fire Science/Firefighting A
Law Enforcement Administration A,C

Transportation & Materials Moving

Truck/Bus/Commercial Vehicle Operation C

Degrees, certificates and diplomas for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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