Macon, GA

School Details

Mercer University is a four-year private school located in Macon, Georgia. Mercer was founded in 1833 by Billington McCarthy Sanders as a boys’ preparatory school. MU was originally affiliated with Baptism but is no longer formally affiliated with the Baptist denomination. Mercer has three campuses: the main campus in Macon, a graduate and professional education campus in Atlanta, and a four-year campus of the School of Medicine in Savannah. 

Mercer University offers bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and doctorate degrees. Colleges and schools within Mercer University include:

  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics
  • School of Engineering
  • Tift College of Education
  • Townsend School of Music
  • Penfield College
  • Walter F. George School of Law
  • James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology
  • School of Medicine
  • College of Pharmacy
  • Georgia Baptist College of Nursing
  • College of Health Professions

Mercer also offers online and flexible-format degrees through its Working Adult Programs. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend, as well as online. Online programs are taught by the same faculty as traditional classroom programs, and students can earn degrees and certifications at all academic levels.

Accreditation & Licensing

Mercer University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

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Art & Liberal Arts

Master of Science in Technical Communication Management


Bachelor of Arts in Communication Bachelor of Business Administration / Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration / General Business Bachelor of Business Administration / Human Resource Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Management Bachelor of Business Administration / Marketing Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership Master of Business Administration / Accounting Master of Business Administration / Entrepreneurship & Innovation Master of Business Administration / Finance Master of Business Administration / General Business Master of Business Administration / Global Business Master of Business Administration / Integrative Business Master of Business Administration / Managing People & Change Master of Business Administration / Marketing

Computer Science & IT

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology & Informatics Bachelor of Science in Software Application Development & Human-Computer Interaction

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Leadership Bachelor of Science in Homeland Security & Emergency Management Master of Science in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Leadership


Educational Specialist in Early Childhood Education Master of Education in Early Childhood Education


Master of Science in Engineering / Software Engineering Master of Science in Software Systems


Master of Business Administration / Healthcare Management Master of Public Health Master of Science in Health Informatics

Psychology & Human Services

Bachelor of Science in Human Services