Degree in Three

Degree in three LogoDegree in Three

Earn your bachelor’s degree in three years at Mount Mercy University. You’ll save time and money while getting a jump start on your career!

Eligible Majors:

*Students planning to sit for the CPA exam will need 150 credit hours and will require a fourth year of study.


Human Resource Management


  • International
  • Operational
  • Sports
  • Sustainability/Corporate Responsibility


Program Requirements

  • Open to incoming freshmen
  • Internship required
  • We recommend students bring a minimum of 15 college credits via Advance Placement (AP), PSEO or Dual Enrollment, credit earned at a community college, International Baccalaureate (IB), or CLEP testing. 
    Note: Students bringing in fewer college credits can take additional courses in the summer or overload credit during the fall or spring semesters.

Example Schedule

  First Year Second Year Third Year
Fall:      Portal Course Elective Business Core
Historical Roots Domain Business Core Elective
Fine Arts Domain Elective Management Elective
Business Core Self and Society Domain Management Core
Math Competency Business Core Graduate Elective
  Ultimate Questions Domain  
J-Term: Holistic Health Domain Elective Graduate Elective
Spring:     Business Core Business Core Business Core
Global Awareness Domain Management Core
Management Core
Literature Domain Business Core
Management Elective
Business Core Natural World Domain
Business Core
Ultimate Question Domain Business Core
Graduate Elective
Summer: Elective or Internship Elective or Internship
Assumes 15 college credits brought in

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Interested in earning your master’s?

MMU Plus allows students to take graduate courses during their junior and senior years, enabling them to complete a graduate degree in just one additional year. Options are available in our MBA and MSL programs. Students with a 3.0 cumulative MMU gpa are automatically granted admission. Visit for more info.