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The graduate programs at Misericordia University combine a sound academic base with the necessary professional skills one needs to succeed in their chosen profession. Graduates of our master’s degree programs learn leadership skills and are mindful of their responsibility to serve others through their professional and personal lives.

Several of our graduate degrees are primarily offered in traditional formats for full-time students. Students enrolling in these five-year, entry level master’s degree programs earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in five years of full-time study.

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Five-Year Entry Level Master's Degree

Occupational Therapy
Speech-Language Pathology
Physician Assistant

Click on the links above to find out more about those programs.

Doctor of Physical Therapy

The Physical Therapy program is a 6-1/2 year professional program resulting in a bachelor's degree and a doctor of physical therapy degree. During the first 3-1/2 years, the student completes the requirements for a bachelor's degree in an area of the student's choice. The student enters the professional curriculum in the spring semester of the fourth year. The professional curriculum includes eight semesters. Plans of study are available on the Physical Therapy website.

The transition Doctor of Physical Therapy (tDPT) program has been designed to allow practicing physical therapists to complete the requirements for the DPT degree while maintaining employment.

Part-Time Flexible Programs

Misericordia University is the region’s leader in adult education. The College offers several master’s degree and certificate programs in adult friendly formats, including evening classes, one-weekend-a-month sessions, and on-line study.


Master of Business Administration

Occupational Therapy Weekend Program (for COTAs and second degree)
Post-Professional Program for Practicing Therapists Degree in Occupational Therapy
Organizational Management

Graduate Certificate Programs

Nurse Educator
Post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner
Post-Professional Certificate in Pediatrics

Click on the links above to find out more about our graduate programs for adult learners or visit our Center for Adult and Continuing Education home page.