Credit Load Full-time
A Misericordia University Baccalaureate Degree requires a minimum of 120 credits. A maximum semester load is 17 credits. Students who wish to take 18 credits in one semester must have a minimum GPA of 2.75, or the approval of their academic advisor. Students who wish to take 19 or more credits must also receive written permission from their department chair/program director and college dean prior to registration. Students will pay an additional per credit charge for every credit taken over 17 (see tuition and fees section of the catalog). No student may take more than 21 credits in one semester.