Master of Science in Childhood Education / Grades 1-6
Mercy College

Program Details

The Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6 offered at Mercy College is designed to explain and analyze major theories and philosophies that address cognitive development for children in grades 1-6. Students learn to implement learning opportunities that encourage individual and collaborative work, and to condition and train teachers who strive for professional growth.

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Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Mercy College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Interview

Additional Info

  • A minimum of one year's teaching experience as the teacher of record is required. Candidates who do not yet have appropriate experience at both the lower and upper grade levels covered by their prospective certification areas will fulfill this requirement by completing 20 days of supervised student teaching in each area of certification they are seeking.