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Applied Management (Accelerated)


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Applied Management (Accelerated)

The applied management major is designed for students transferring to Mount Mercy from a two-year institution who have a background in a technical specialty with an Associate in Applied Science degree.

A Management Program for Working Adults

Complete your degree in as little as 18-24 months! (based on program and transfer credit)

The major provides you with the opportunity to broaden your knowledge of business environments and to understand and manage the forces of change affecting organizations in a business environment. 

The applied management major prepares you for a broad variety of career options by building on your previous technical training and/or work experience.


Start taking classes when it’s convenient for you—in-person or online.

Our courses are designed for working adults like you—so you can work, spend time with family and friends, and still earn your degree.

There's no need to wait months to start taking classes. At Mount Mercy, we have nine start dates throughout the year, and class blocks are every five weeks. 

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Transfer Your Credits

  • Transfer up to 75 credits from an Iowa community college or up to 93 credits from a regionally accredited 4-year university

  • Students may transfer up to 60 credits from College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and 30 credits for your life experience using the Assessment of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) portfolio documentation

  • Veterans may also earn credit for military training via the Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

Broaden your knowledge of business environments.

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