As an Interdisciplinary Studies major at Misericordia University, you can have it all! Not all career goals fit neatly under an established label. At Misericordia University, you can design your own major through our Interdisciplinary Studies program. And since preparing for any career requires communication skills, the ability to work with other people and specialized experience, our core curriculum and internship opportunities will round out your education. You will be prepared for the job you really want when you graduate from Misericordia.
In Interdisciplinary Studies you choose both your major and minor areas of concentration. At Misericordia we provide an impressive variety of courses, minors and certifications in addition to major offerings so you can create your own distinctive program of study. In addition, our cooperative agreements with other area colleges further expand your options and cross registration is easy and hassle free. For example, if you are interested in both accounting and law, you can complete the requirements for the C.P.A. examination as well as the prerequisites for admission to law school. Perhaps an administrative career in the expanding health care industry interests you; if so a combination of business, computer and health science courses would be an option. Like sports and entertainment but can't run or act? Well, opportunities in marketing, management, communications and public relations abound in these fields. Why not prepare for a career in one of these burgeoning industries?
Examples abound, but the point is you decide. Working closely with the program director, the staff in the career development center, and taking advantage of internship opportunities will help you discover the many options available. The combination of your unique strengths and interests coupled with the variety of opportunities Misericordia provides guarantees a richly rewarding academic experience.