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Program Details

Mercer University offers a Master's of Education in Early Childhood Education. This program is designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of currently certified educators and focuses on leadership development, advocacy for all learners, best practices in pedagogy, and applied research skills.


  • Applicants must hold or be eligible for an induction level certificate or higher in an appropriate field (such as Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Education/Special Education, or Birth-Kindergarten)
  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.75 on all coursework attempted
  • Recent bachelor’s degree graduates must meet initial certification eligibility requirements prior to being admitted to the M.Ed. Program
  • GRE or MAT test scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges