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Management (Accelerated)


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Management (Accelerated)

The management major prepares you to lead in a competitive and dynamic business environment.

A Liberal Studies Program for Working Adults

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

The program focuses on developing the skills necessary for effective and efficient leadership and management of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. 

Management majors cultivate specific skills that enable you to:

  • analyze real business cases
  • develop strategic business plans
  • correctly identify and employ cognitive motivational theories
  • explain basic management functions in organizations


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)

Lead in a dynamic business environment.

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