In 1979, Watertown and the Sisters of Mother of God Monastery began offering college courses at what was called Harmony Hill Education Center. Mount Marty College adopted the education center in 1994 as one of their very own branch locations. In 2008, MMC-Watertown moved to Arrow Avenue. They continue to maintain close relationships with Mother of God Monastery and Lake Area Technical Institute. In 2014, Mount Marty College transitioned to a new location at 3100 9th Avenue SW in Watertown and will continue to deliver quality education in NE South Dakota for students seeking a baccalaureate degree. Course delivery is primarily once a week and evening for local residents and commuters of the Watertown area. Area businesses, schools, service institutions, organizations, industries, and health providers have all benefited from MMC Watertown's 700+ graduates Additional history of MMC can be found in the "About" section .
Mount Marty College - Watertown location is located in Watertown, SD. Watertown, a community of 22,000 is located in the northeast part of the state. The city, also rich in the history and culture of the area, has activities to match any taste.
The Watertown location enrolls approximately 160 students. The majority of Watertown students commute from a 60 mile radius.
The Watertown location is the undergraduate branch location, currently located at 3100 9th Avenue SW, on west highway 212 and north of Lake Pelican.
Accounting, Applied Technology Management (2+2), Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Human Services, Information Technology (2+2), Interdisciplinary Studies, Nursing and Psychology.
Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, and Interdisciplinary Studies
Mount Marty College - Watertown has an 8:1 student-to-faculty ratio, meaning more personalized attention from caring mentors who know who you are and where you want to go. Most of the individuals that teach classes at the Watertown location are adjunct instructors, who bring their real world experiences into the classrooms.
An average class size of 15 students means hands-on learning, collaboration, and plenty of engaging discussions in every discipline.
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At our Watertown Location, 84% of MMC's students are women, 16% percent are men. MMC - Watertown students range from 18 years old to 65 years old. MMC serves students of all faiths with 55% of the students being Catholic.
MMC's wireless campus provides easy access to computer applications, Internet, and on-line assignments. The world is at your fingertips. Our campus is totally connected ... so you can be, too.
MMC is dedicated to making private, quality education affordable. Ninety-nine percent of MMC students receive financial assistance. Awards include grants from MMC, as well as federal assistance, work-study, and loan programs.
Mount Marty is dedicated to making a quality, private education affordable. We offer you one of the best educational values for future. See Costs
Mount Marty College's academic calendar is semester based, with the fall semester starting in August or September and ending in December and the spring semester starting in January and ending in May. There are also optional summer sessions offered.
Mount Marty College is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. The Benedictine Community of Sacred Heart Monastery is the sponsoring agent of the college; the Board of Trustees is the final governing board of the institution.
Mount Marty College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504; 800-621-7440; www.ncahlc.org.
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