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  • Complete the graduate certificate application
  • Submit an official undergraduate transcript
  • Pay a $35 application fee
  • Attach a one-page essay outlining your educational expectations and career aspirations
  • Mail to: Office of Adult and Graduate Programs; Mercyhurst College; 501 E. 38th Street; Erie, PA 16546.
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The Graduate Certificate Program accepts rolling admission, but encourages fall term applications. In order to complete the certificate in one year, students must register for one class each term. Winter and spring admissions are based upon availability of class space.


Lecture: Not Just a Pretty Face

Dates: Apr 22

Location: Walker Recital Hall

Theatre: The Laramie Project

Dates: Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014

Location: Taylor Little Theatre

MET HD Live: Così Fan Tutte

Dates: Apr 26

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

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