Adult Undergraduate
"It changed my life."
Social Work major explains how Mars Hill helped her earn a degree while working full time.
"I found my purpose."
Special Education major talks about why Mars Hill AGS works for her.
"The people here at Mars Hill really care."
Evening classes, convenience, and the support of AGS helped her finish her Business Degree.

Adult Undergraduate

Mars Hill University Adult and Graduate Studies offers five undergraduate degree programs, as well as licensure and certification opportunities, to working adults and non-traditional students. MHU-AGS students are a vibrant part of the Mars Hill community, taking evening classes on the main campus and at the Asheville Center for Adult and Graduate Studies in Arden. Providing unparalleled adult education in western North Carolina for almost 50 years, MHU-AGS has open and rolling admission for fall, spring, and summer semesters.

What are the steps you need to take to get started at Mars Hill?

  • Apply to Adult and Graduate Studies — filling out a brief application will open your file with our AGS staff and help us make sure we have all of the information we need from you.
  • Fill out the FAFSA–filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid will help you know exactly where you stand with potential financial aid for school and also helps our financial aid office to know you are interested in additional information.
  • Set up a meeting with Adult and Graduate Studies (email

Adult Studies Programs

Adult Studies classes are offered on campus, online and in Asheville and Burnsville, NC. Enrollment may be for one course or for several each semester. Some classes are offered in a short term format (9-week terms), while others meet throughout an entire semester (16 weeks).