All Liberal Arts Programs


4+1 Programs

School of Education

Students seeking degrees in English, Mathematics, Spanish, and History may also pursue our "4+1" programs with the School of Education. These 5-year programs allow students to complete a B.A. in their undergraduate field and M.S. in Adolescence Education or TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages), with certification to teach in their field.

Computer Science

Students seeking a degree in Computer Science or Cybersecurity may pursue 4+1 options that combine a B.S. in Computer Science and M.S. in Computer Science (Data Science or Software Development) or B.S. in Cybersecurity and M.S. in Cybersecurity.

General Education

Before being awarded a degree, all students are expected to demonstrate an appropriate level of competence in the essential skills of a college graduate. Assessments will occur in courses within the General Education curriculum - including the Critical Inquiry course and the Junior Seminar.

Int'l Film Festival

International Film Festival

With exclusive viewings and esteemed guest speakers, Mercy University’s International Film Festival is a hub for cutting edge cinema. The festival is presented by the School of Liberal Arts, bringing talent from across the globe over four days.  

Contact the School of Liberal Arts

Peter West, Ph.D. 
Dean, School of Liberal Arts 
(914) 674-3033 
GMH 103 

Andrés Matías-Ortiz, Ph.D. 
Associate Dean 
(914) 674-7458 
GMH 102 

Kelli J. Johnn 
Assistant to the Dean 
(914) 674-3033 
GMH 102 


Graduate Assistant,
Dean's Office 
(914) 674-7851 
GMH 100