College of Southern Maryland was formerly known as Charles County Community College. The college was founded in the year 1958. The campus is located in La Plata, Maryland. The college has three campuses in Charles Country, St. Mary's Country and Calvert Country. College of Southern Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Its courses on business, physical therapy and nursing are accredited by Association of Business Schools and Programs, American Physical Therapy Association and National League for Nursing respectively. The college has 22,816 students. The college offers more than 120 programs awarding Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science. The college also offers continuing education certificates and career training programs like computer programming, truck driving etc. College of Southern Maryland offers various student services like bookstore, cafeteria, conference center, fine art center, fitness center, theater, computer labs and distance learning center. College of Southern Maryland also offers various sports facilities like baseball, basketball, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball.
College of Southern Maryland offers more than 120 programs awarding Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science. The college has the following academic departments:
Social sciences, human services and teacher education
Fine arts and humanities
Languages and literature
Mathematics, physics and engineering
Biological and physical sciences
Business and technology (formerly Technical and Industrial Studies and Business, Economics and Legal Studies)
The students opting for admission in College of Southern Maryland must be graduate or its equivalent. They will need to complete an application for admission. Before registering for class, the student will need to apply for financial aid if required. They will have to take the College of Southern Maryland placement test. They must get credit for AP & prior learning. The students will also need to attend an orientation and talk with the college advisor.
College of Southern Maryland does not offer any housing facilities. However, the college offers housing referrals. The students are provided with a list of houses and apartments. The students have to be responsible for their accommodation.
College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd,
La Plata, MD