College of Southern Maryland in La Plata, MD
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Those seeking higher education can find classes that suit their needs at the College of Southern Maryland, which has four campuses in Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s counties and a total enrollment of more than 22,000 students.
Founded in 1958, CSM offers more than 130 programs of study, including associate degrees, certificates, online programs and continuing education programs. Students can also earn a four-year degree through CSM partnerships with other colleges and universities.
One of the crown jewels on the CSM campus is a brand new Center for Trades and Energy Training, which puts students onto a job training fast track for high-paying careers. The center also provides ongoing employee training and development for existing local companies.
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