Degree programs for people currently in the workforce or returning
Mercer University, a premier university in the South, has led the way in higher education for working adults in Georgia since the 1970’s. We know what experienced adults want and need in a college education—and we deliver it. Going back to school full or part-time may be challenging for adults who have work, family, and financial obligations. Our Working Adult Programs offer a wide array of certificate, undergraduate and graduate program. We provide flexible adult education options that make it easier to pursue your degree while you're working so you can prepare for your future without sacrificing the present.
A recognized degree. Professors who care about your success. Six locations. A schedule designed for you with programs that offer: eight-week sessions, weekend, evening and online classes, cohort programs, and/or five admissions points every year.
That’s higher education for working adults!
We offer year-round bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs with day, evening and weekend course options at more than seven locations across the state. Or, you can shorten the commute by completing all or some of your coursework online depending on the program. Find your degree program by location or learn more about our online degree programs.
At Mercer University, we want to ensure you get the credit you deserve. If you have an associate degree or course credits from a regionally-accredited community or technical college, you can transfer qualifying credits toward a degree at Mercer University where we offer a comprehensive credit transfer policy.
Mercer University was ranked No. 1 Best Value in the South among regional universities. That's why we do everything possible to help make your experience at Mercer University above expectations while earning a recognized and respected degree.
Mercer offers financial aid to those who qualify. Also, learn about flexible payment options.