Which tests must you take?
As outlined below, the student’s choice of major, combined with
score earned on the Math SAT or Math ACT examination, determines if
the math placement test is required by the college.
All nursing majors are required to take the TEAS exam.
Mount Saint Mary College does not accept placement test scores
from other institutions as a substitute for our own testing.
|Academic Major||Placement in Mathematics|
|Accounting/MBA 5 yr MSMC||Required|
|Biology BA/MS in Education 5 yr MSMC||Required|
|Business Management & Administration||Required|
|Chemistry BA/MS in Education 5 yr MSMC||Required|
|Criminology||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Counseling 5 yr program with Pace University||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|English||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Hispanic Studies||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|History||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|History/Political Science||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Human Services||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Interdisciplinary Studies (general science, international
business)||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Media Studies or Public Relations||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Nursing||TEAS Exam Required|
|Physical Therapy / Biology||Required|
|Physical Therapy / Psychology||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Psychology||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Publishing 5 yr program with Pace University||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Social Science ||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Social Work 5 yr program with Fordham University||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Sociology||SAT-Math < 500 *|
|Undeclared||SAT-Math < 500 *|
* or 21 on the ACT-Math
** You may not require placement testing if you have completed
college-level courses elsewhere and earned grades of C or better in
those courses. So, too, if you have taken Advanced Placement exams
and earned scores of 3 or better, you may not require testing.
However, please notify the Center for Student Success for a final
determination regarding whether or not placement testing is
Students are responsible for making sure official transcripts
verifying completion of college coursework are forwarded to the
Mount's Registrar's Office.