Mercy College

School of Education

Childhood Education, Grades 1-6



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Childhood Education, Grades 1-6

Format: Online

Program Description:

If that sounds like you, you were probably born to teach. And few schools can match Mercy College when it comes to getting you prepared. You’ll get professional certification with the 36-credit Master of Science in Childhood Education, Grades 1-6. Pursuing multiple certificates in Early Childhood Education or Students with Disabilities will require additional classes and field experiences. Students seeking an initial certificate in Childhood Education must complete the School of Education comprehensive examination prior to graduation. Professional certification requires an initial certificate and three years of teaching experience.


Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 36

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $754.00 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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