Educational Specialist in Early Childhood Education
Mercer University

Program Details

The online Educational Specialist in Early Childhood Education program is for educators currently certified at the master’s level and who are seeking the opportunity to grow and develop professionally as transforming educators.  Throughout the program students will gain a greater depth of knowledge relating to issues of diversity, curriculum assessment and development, theory and research, and pedagogy.  Students also develop expertise in written and oral communication skills which prepares them to advocate more effectively for young children, their families, and the community.


  • Master's degree from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on all graduate work attempted
  • Possess or be eligible for a master's level certificate in an appropriate field, such as Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education/Special Education, or Birth-Kindergarten
  • Official college transcript(s)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges