Anna Maria College
|Anna Maria College|
|Motto||Lux et Veritas'|
|Location||Paxton, MA, USA|
|Colors||Cardinal and White|
|Affiliations||AAC&U, NAICU, ACCU, NEASC, AICUM, GNAC, ECFC, NECC, COWC|
Anna Maria College is a private, coeducational Catholic College founded in 1946 by the Sisters of Saint Anne. The school's original campus was in Marlborough, Massachusetts. In 1952, Anna Maria College moved to its present location on a 190 acres (77 ha) campus in Paxton, Massachusetts.
There are over 1600 students studying in one of the College's 35 undergraduate or 21 graduate and continuing education programs. Rooted in the traditions of Catholic education, AMC combines liberal arts and sciences education with career preparation. Majors include Art and Art Therapy, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Fire Science, Law, Music and Music Therapy, Nursing, Paramedic Science, Psychology, Social Work and Sport Management.
AMC offers several courses online, including an Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, a continuing education Fire Science program and a Master's in Public Administration program.
Anna Maria College is divided among six academic schools; School of Business, School of Education, School of Justice and Social Sciences, School of Fire and Health Sciences, School of Visual and Performing Arts, and the School of Humanities.
Anna Maria has 17 Division III athletic teams (the "Amcats") in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) including men's baseball, basketball, cross country, football,golf, lacrosse, soccer and tennis; and women's basketball,cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, and volley ball. It is a member of the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC). Football is played in the EFCC, and field hockey in the NECC.
- "Common Data Set 2011". Anna Maria College. Retrieved 2012-05-08.