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Academic Programs

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Mercyhurst University at the Booker T. Washington Center offers a flexible range of programs designed to prepare you to enter a rewarding career or continue your education toward a four-year degree. You’ll receive a well-rounded education in a supportive environment with a reputation for providing both quality academics and real-world career training. Most of the courses can be applied to further study in baccalaureate programs at Mercyhurst University or other institutions of higher learning.

Below is a list of academic programs offered at the Booker T. Washington Center.

Associate Degree Programs

 

Business Administration – Management

Some students dream of owning their own company; others are looking for the best way to land a good-paying job in a changing world. Whether you’re looking for a quick path to employment or a foundation for a bachelor’s degree, the business administration associate degree is for you. You’ll learn the basics of business operations from experienced instructors, many of whom are industry professionals.

Learn more about the Business Administration – Management Associate Degree Program

 

Liberal Arts

Unsure what you really want in a career? Explore your interests and gain valuable skills through the liberal arts program. An associate degree in liberal arts is the ideal way to build fundamental skills in writing, computer, math, philosophy, and other key areas. By taking a variety of courses, you’ll learn to think critically, communicate effectively, and problem solve efficiently, all while discovering your true calling. So whatever field you decide to enter, you will have already built a solid foundation.

Learn more about the Liberal Arts Associate Degree Program

 

Certificate Programs

 

Criminal Justice

With this degree, students will meet the requirements to become a municipal police officer in Pennsylvania.

Learn more about the Criminal Justice program

Early Childhood Education

The 12-credit certificate program in early childhood education prepares students for positions in childcare while forging a seamless transition into Mercyhurst’s associate and bachelor’s degree programs in early childhood education for those who elect to continue their college careers. Coursework in developmental psychology, language and literature, health and wellness, and more will further your understanding of developmentally appropriate practices with young children.

Learn more about the Early Childhood Education Program

 

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.

 

Retail Management

The 30-credit retail management certificate is designed to give graduates an edge in the robust retail job market without committing to the cost and time of an associate’s degree. The certificate culminates in the successful completion of the National Professional Certification in Retail Management exam, which gives our graduates an edge in the jobs market. The courses also enable students pursuing associate degrees in business administration-management to add a retail management concentration to their major.

Learn more about the Retail Management Certificate Program

 

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.

 

Medical Assistant

In as little as 9 months, the Medical Assistant Certificate Program will provide you with the skills you need to succeed in a healthcare environment. Upon successful completion, our students are prepared to seek employment in this fast-growing industry, or pursue a nursing degree through the university’s practical nursing program or registered nursing program.

Learn more about the Medical Assistant Certificate Program

 

Cost and Career Information

In compliance with the “gainful employment” regulations under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, as amended, Mercyhurst is disclosing certain cost and career information to prospective students. You can view this information by clicking here.