Two types of contract learning are available at Misericordia University: (1) directed study and (2) independent study. Student must be formally admitted to the university to register for contract learning. A student can earn no more than 15 credits via the contract learning option. A maximum of six contract learning credits may be carried in a semester. Contract learning (either independent study or directed study) will be delivered to the student at no additional cost above the regular tuition fees.