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Accelerated Programs

Mount Mercy is a leading choice for adult students seeking a baccalaureate degree while maintaining full-time employment. Our accelerated programs are tailored to meet the needs of the non-traditional student, age 23 or older with at least three years of work experience.

Recognizing that life experience is a valid source of knowledge, and the premise that adults are self-directed and intrinsically motivated, accelerated courses are formatted into five, ten, or fifteen week block periods in which students attend class one or two nights per week for three to four hours.

In-class hours are supplemented with a range of cooperative and individual learning opportunities outside of the classroom to allow students an opportunity to maintain the balance between personal and professional life while pursuing a baccalaureate degree.

Mount Mercy offers accelerated programs in the following: Accounting, Applied Management, Business, Computer Science, Finance, Health Care Administration, Health Care Leadership, Human Resource Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and RN to BSN Completion.