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Misericordia University Online Programs


Misericordia University excels in helping adult students, guiding them through credit transfer, financial aid, and credit for life experiences. For ninety years, adult students have been reaching personal and professional goals by continuing their education with Misericordia.

MU's online programs and course offerings are designed for highly motivated, self-directed adults who have prior college credits or an associate's degree, who wish to earn a bachelor's degree. Several graduate programs in business, as well as doctoral programs in health sciences, are also available.

In a recent survey of our adult learners MU's Adult Student Satisfaction exceeds national averages for:

  • Academic excellence
  • Academic advising
  • Faculty expertise
  • Quality of instruction

Online Learning Options


Web-Enhanced Courses
Web-enhanced courses are a “brick and click" approach to attending college. These courses will combine face-to-face and virtual participation for the students. Two or three of the class meetings will be held “on-ground" while the rest will take place in "cyberspace." The advantage to this approach is that it allows adults to become acquainted with online learning before committing to an online course.

Predominantly Online Courses
Predominantly online courses offer a virtual approach. Students can attend classes at any time from anywhere, in seven or fifteen week formats. This approach also allows students more time to respond with much more depth and forethought than in a traditional face-to-face discussion where participants must analyze comments of others on the spot and formulate a response, or otherwise lose the chance to contribute to the discussion.

To learn more about online learning options, please contact the Misericordia University Center for Adult and Continuing Education at (570) 674-6791, by email at admissmu@misericordia.edu or inquire online.




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