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Department of Social Sciences

Social Sciences


To protect and learn. The department of Social Sciences offers undergraduate programs in behavioral science, sociology, legal studies and criminal justice, which provide skills and education in a broad array of applied and professional fields. In addition, Mercy offers graduate programs in health services management.  

Students are part of an academic environment where they have the opportunity to learn from distinguished full-time faculty and professionals in their fields with years of practical knowledge. 

Our programs offer internship and learning on location experiences within diverse professional settings. Students are prepared to excel at careers in a variety of settings including: human services, business, government, the legal and criminal justice fields, education and health care. 

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B.S. in Criminal Justice Now Available in Manhattan

We've expanded our groundbreaking criminal justice program to our newly remodeled Manhattan campus. Learn about the ins and outs of the legal system in the heart of the greatest city in the world.

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Program Spotlight

Program Spotlight: Homeland Security

Add a specialization to your Mercy University Criminal Justice degree in the science of Homeland Security. This newly approved program specialization will give you the tools to graduate ready to protect the country from global threats.

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