Academics

At Mercer, you’ll discover your passions, hone your skills and embrace impactful opportunities to use your education in service to others.

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Academic Programs

Looking for your path to success? Choose from 180+ options.

Use our Program Finder to explore Mercer's academic programs to find your perfect fit.

Discover The Mercer Difference

Innovation is in our DNA.

No matter which program you choose, you'll have opportunities for discovery, research and service both inside and outside the classroom.

Academic Experiences

We don't just learn - we master

Welcome to a place where we challenge norms, we change perceptions and we define what's possible. At Mercer, students supplement rigorous studies with hands-on exploration of the world around us.

Traditional Undergraduate Program

Our traditional undergraduate program flips the traditional classroom on its side in an anything-but-typical college experience that will both nurture you and challenge you, and set you apart from the rest.

Degrees for Working Adults

We're moms jumping into new careers. Dads juggling kids and school. Busy professionals squeezing in online classes. And with over 65 flexible bachelor's degree programs to choose from, there's not a single thing standing in our way.

Graduate and Professional Study

Mercer's graduate and professional programs cover a broad range of career fields and advanced scholarship, equipping you to lead the way, in every way. Work alongside faculty on cutting-edge research, expand your professional network or re-write the book about what it means to write the book.

Online Programs and Distance Learning

Take on a Mercer education from anywhere in the world – on your own time – with our online and distance learning opportunities. Plus, enjoy full access to faculty, staff and resources at our location nearest to you.

Mercer On Mission

A hallmark of the University, Mercer On Mission combines service-learning and study abroad in life-changing experiences that empower students to use what they learned in the classroom to transform the lives of others across the globe.

Strengthening Communities

Changing the world starts at home. Mercer fosters real-world learning and leadership by partnering with local and regional agencies throughout Georgia to address critical needs in our communities and beyond.

Mercer Abroad

Mercerians gain from their study abroad experience a deeper appreciation for different cultures and languages, a stronger focus on their academic pursuits and a clearer sense of their own role in a global society.

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Center for Career and Professional Development

Jump-start your job search

Mercer students, alumni and families are encouraged to take advantage of the career resources available through the Center for Career and Professional Development. Our consultants provide guidance for job applications, resumes and cover letters, job search strategy, networking and more.

Career Resource

Connect via Handshake

The Handshake platform connects students and alumni with employers nation-wide through online job and internship postings, on-campus interviews, career events and more.

Academic Centers and Institutes

Our classrooms collide with the real world through interdisciplinary collaboration and creativity

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Mercer University Press

Mercer University Press has published more than 1,500 books since its establishment in 1979. It publishes approximately 30 to 32 books each year in the areas of religion, philosophy, Southern history, regional studies and creative writing. The Press holds membership in the Association of American University Presses.