Mercer Next

It’s time for what’s next. And your time is now.

Graduation Balloons

You've got ambition and drive. Up next: Mercer.

Mercer Next provides a pathway for students from community colleges and technical schools to earn a bachelor’s degree at Mercer University after earning an associate degree. This opportunity to further your education brings you closer to achieving personal and professional success, advancing in your career, and maximizing your earning potential.

Degree Options

Turn your associate degree into a bachelor's degree at Mercer

Bachelor of Arts Degree

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

  • 10+ majors
Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

  • 5+ majors
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

  • 10+ majors
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.)

  • 3+ majors

Partnership Agreements

Find your pathway to Mercer University

Central Georgia Technical College

Georgia Piedmont Technical College

Gordon State College

Southern Crescent Technical College

West Georgia Technical College

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

In addition to the pathways listed above, Mercer has a system-wide partnership agreement with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) through the Georgia Independent College Association (GICA). If you are a student or graduate of a TCSG institution and do not see your college listed above, contact us at 678.547.6500 or mercernext@mercer.edu to discuss your options and chart your path toward earning your bachelor’s degree at Mercer.

Get Started

Achieve what's next

Schedule an appointment

Schedule a personalized appointment with an admissions counselor to discuss your program options, the application process, and more.

Visit Mercer

Plan your visit to one of our locations, join us for an information session, or register for a webinar to experience the Mercer difference.

Transfer your credits

Learn more about how our generous transfer credit policy allows you to seamlessly transfer associate degree credits toward a bachelor's degree.

Begin your application

If you're ready to apply for admission to earn your bachelor's degree, begin your application for one of our five start terms.

Southern Crescent and the Technical College System of Georgia made the transition to Mercer University a great, easy process. As a new student, I felt capable and qualified for all that Mercer had to offer in their working adult program.

Miriam Williams
B.S. in Organizational Leadership, ‘19
Southern Crescent Technical College, ‘17
2016 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership Recipient

Miriam Williams
Contact our Mercer Next team at 678.547.6500 or mercernext@mercer.edu to discuss your options and chart your path toward earning your bachelor’s degree at Mercer.