Open House

HealthSciences-17v2


Join us to learn about Mercer University's graduate and professional programs offered at our Atlanta campus. This is a great opportunity to meet informally with program directors, admissions representatives and current graduate students from several of Mercer's schools and colleges, including College of Health Professions, College of Pharmacy, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, Penfield College and the School of Medicine.

You’ll also receive information about admission requirements, the application process, and financial aid and payment options. Browse the list of available information sessions below and register today to discover how Mercer can help you advance your personal and professional goals.  

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

 

Registration: 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Welcome: 10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. 
Session I: 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Session II : 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Sessions

Master of Public Health (MPH)

The Mercer Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program offers students a rewarding opportunity to help reduce health disparities and to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Mercer offers a generalist M.P.H. degree teaching skill sets that open doors to various opportunities in the field. Learn more about Mercer's MPH Program>

Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

Mercer's Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.) program provides a comprehensive entry-level professional education, including an integrated clinical education track that consists of service-learning, clinical experiences, and clinical internships. Mercer D.P.T. students are actively engaged in patient/client-related activities each semester. Learn more about Mercers D.P.T. Program>

Physician Assistant (M.M.Sc.)

The College of Health Professions offers an innovative and comprehensive curriculum that will maximize your learning experience as a PA student, located on Mercer’s Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta. Learn more about Mercer's M.M.Sc. Physician Assistant Program>

Ph.D. & Psy.D. in Clinical Medical Psychology 

The School of Medicine's Ph.D. and Psy.D. Programs in Clinical Medical Psychology are designed to produce graduates who are eligible for licensure as practicing clinical psychologists, particularly in integrative health care settings (Psy.D.), or for careers in research and in higher education, especially medical education (Ph.D.). Learn more about Mercer's Ph.D. & Psy.D. in Clinical Medical Psychology Programs>

Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
Mercer's Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program is designed to emphasize patient-centered care and is designed to provide the scholastic expertise necessary for the highest level of professionalism in a variety of settings. The Pharm.D. Program's hybrid-block schedule combines concentrated foundational and pharmacotherapy courses with practice-oriented and elective courses. 
Learn more about Mercer's Pharm.D. Program>


Pharmacy (Ph.D.)
The Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences is designed for students seeking teaching and research careers in academic institutions, the pharmaceutical industry and other health-related agencies. An interdisciplinary approach prepares graduates to perform independent research, encourage scholarly development and acquire teaching skills. Areas of specialization include pharmacology, pharmaceutics, toxicology, and medicinal chemistry.
Learn more about Mercer's Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences>

Nursing

The Georgia Baptist College of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program is designed for aspiring nursing professionals. Mercer offers two concentrations in the BSN program:  Prelicensure Track (formerly referred to as the generic track) or the RN-BSN Completion track. Learn more about Mercer's BSN Nursing Program>

Counseling Programs

This session will discuss the following programs: MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, MS in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling, MS in School Counseling, and PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision. Learn more about Mercer's Counseling Programs>

Health Informatics, M.S.

The M.S. in Health Informatics prepares individuals interested in the intersection between data and healthcare to create better business decisions. Aspiring healthcare professionals develop the knowledge and skills needed to advance their career. Learn more about Mercer's Health Informatics Program>

Human Services, M.S. 

Human Services is an interdisciplinary study designed for students interested in closing the gap between individuals, communities and resources to improve healthcare. Mercer offers two concentrations in the Human Services program: Gerontology Services Child and Adolescent Services. Learn more about Mercer's Human Services Program>

Organizational Leadership, M.S. - Healthcare Professional

The M.S. in Organizational Leadership, Healthcare Professional is designed for aspiring or existing leaders from diverse professions and backgrounds who are interested in understanding the dynamics of the healthcare system. Indiviudals create and foster their own cohort to develop as advanced professionals for various leadership positions in the healthcare industry. Learn more about Mercer's Organizational Leadership - Healthcare Professional Program>

Biomedical Sciences, M.S.

The Masters in Biomedical Sciences Program (MSBMS) is a research-intensive, thesis-based graduate program designed to prepare students for employment in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries; healthcare; teaching; and for further postgraduate studies at the doctoral level in medicine (MD, DO), dental medicine (DMD), or in basic and applied/translational research (PhD). Learn more about Mercer's Biomedical Sciences Program>

Doctor of Medicine

The Doctor of Medicine curriculum has been organized and designed to support the mission of training physicians to meet the health care needs of rural and other underserved areas of Georgia by insuring a superior medical education, by developing independent, life-long learning skills and by continual practice in the application of medical knowledge to patient problems. Learn more about Mercer's M.D. Program>

Master of Family Therapy (MFT)

The School of Medicine’s Master of Family Therapy (MFT) program works to transform MFT and medical students into competent, compassionate and ethical professionals who work collaboratively to meet the needs of individuals, couples, families and communities, including the rural and underserved. Learn more about Mercer's MFT Program>

PreClinical Sciences, M.S.

The Master of Science in Preclinical Sciences (MSPCS) Program addresses concepts that are foundational to the practice of medicine and to research in the biomedical field. The two main goals of the MSPCS are to prepare graduates for careers in science teaching, academic laboratory research, publishing or policy-making, and to enhance the scientific knowledge of graduates who desire to pursue a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences, a medical degree through either a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) program, or other degrees in healthcare, such as in Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, or Dentistry. Learn more about Mercer's PreClinical Sciences Program>