The College of Southern Maryland is a regionally-accredited community college, delivering quality higher education programs in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties in Southern Maryland. CSM also provides programs and services with a special focus on local workforce development to maintain and grow a healthy economy and community.

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    Earn a Degree or College Credits


    Degrees, Certificates, Dual Enrollment, Transfer

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    Start or Enhance Your Career


    Career Training, Certifications, Test Preparation, CEUs, PDUs

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    Take Classes for Personal Enrichment


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    Grow Your Business


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    Discover CSM


    The College of Southern Maryland is a Public, Regional Community College with a Far-Reaching Mission – To Help our Students and Community Meet the Challenges of Individual, Social, and Global Changes.

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    Our Locations


    CSM operates four campuses in the tri-county area: The La Plata campus and Regional Hughesville Campus in Charles county, The Prince Frederick campus in Calvert County, and the Leonardtown campus in St. Mary’s county.

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    Regional Hughesville Campus


    CSM’s new Regional Campus is located on 74 acres in Hughesville. The campus will
    provide offerings to serve the entire region in a cost-effective and convenient way. The first building, the Center for Trades and Energy Training is open now.

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    Make an Impact


    Investing in the College of Southern Maryland through the Foundation is an investment in the community. Your support will transform the life of a CSM student by providing lifelong learning opportunities to meet the educational, employment, and enrichment needs of our community.

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The official news source for the latest information from the College of Southern Maryland, with campuses in Calvert, Charles & St. Mary's counties.


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