Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement houses five academic departments. Each department focuses on a particular discipline to ensure their respective programs reflect the latest in research, course development, and teaching methods. Each unit engages in interdisciplinary collaboration to provide students with tailored programs that prepare them to achieve their personal and professional goals.
The Department of Counseling offers masters and doctoral degrees to prepare students to become highly skilled, ethical, and compassionate mental health professionals. Our faculty come from a variety of backgrounds with diverse research interests and provide students with the best education possible.
Human Services and Psychology
Our hiqhly-qualified faculty translate pertinent life experiences to the classroom to provide students with the best education possible. We seek to maintain a commitment to student learning by providing an innovative, interdisciplinary learning experience.
Informatics and Mathematics
The Informatics and Mathematics department offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in technology and general education courses in mathematics. The department seeks to support students to become more efficient communicators with computing technologies hence the graduates would contribute to constructive change in the world.
The mission of the Department of Leadership Studies is to help students to become effective leaders. We establish goals on the student level that are geared toward maximizing student outcomes after they leave our institution. At the departmental level, goals support our students during their studies and beyond.
The Liberal Studies department provides a liberal arts foundation that equips students with the critical-thinking skills needed for success in their careers. Our faculty is committed to fostering a creative, supportive, challenging, and respectful learning environment for all students.
The mission of the Science department is to provide curriculum that students find relevant to their own lives and career pathways, that is accessible to modern students, and that enhances the capacity of students to reason scientifically.