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College of Continuing & Professional Studies

Distance Learning

Faculty in the College of Continuing and Professional Studies believe that technology and web enhanced learning opportunities are effective in increasing student engagement and in deepening student learning.  To that end, many faculty members in the College incorporate web based learning tools, including course management systems such as Blackboard and Moodle, blogs, and Wiki’s within traditional face-to-face courses.  In addition, the College offers numerous hybrid courses, learning environments which include both traditional face-to-face class sessions and online sessions. 

The College also offers one degree completion program, a graduate certificate program, as well as a number of general education, elective, and major courses in totally online format.  Students may choose among face-to-face, hybrid, and totally online courses as they complete their degree programs.

The College of Continuing and Professional Studies offers the following:

  • Web based learning tools
  • Hybrid courses which blend online class sessions with traditional face-to-face sessions
  • Fully online courses
  • Online degree completion (plus 2) program in Public Safety (All criminal justice and public safety major courses are offered in online and face-to-face format)


For questions about enrolling in online courses, please contact Amanda Bentley at (678) 547-6554 or email


State Authorization Note

Mercer University complies with applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to Distance Learning programs and enrollment in these programs depends on the state laws where the student resides.  Mercer University may not be able to offer these programs in your state.  Contact us to discuss this as part of your application.