Criminal Justice & Public Safety Leadership; Organizational Leadership; Human Services

Special Consideration Programs for the College of Professional Advancement

The pursuit of lifelong learning does not have to end with your undergraduate degree; go further with a Mercer graduate degree from the College of Professional Advancement (COPA). Continue earning the competitive edge that comes with being a Mercer Bear by seamlessly transitioning from a Mercer undergraduate program into a Mercer graduate program through the Special Consideration Program.

Program benefits

  • Gain special consideration for one of the following COPA graduate programs within three years¬†of completing your undergraduate degree at Mercer:

Criminal Justice and Public Safety Leadership
Human Services
Organizational Leadership

  • Receive GRE and application fee waivers to easily complete the application process.
  • Take advantage of a 30% tuition benefit for the entire graduate degree.

Program requirements

  • Complete at least 32 semester hours of undergraduate coursework at Mercer.
  • Hold an overall GPA of 3.0 (including any transfer credits), an overall GPA of 3.0 at Mercer, a 3.0 GPA in all COPA core curriculum courses (if applicable), and a 3.0 GPA in all major courses at Mercer
  • Earn a minimum grade of C in all major undergraduate coursework at Mercer

Connect with the COPA's Office of Graduate Admissions

Myron Randall
Director of Graduate Admissions