Mercy College

School of Education

Early Childhood Education, Birth - Grade 2



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.S.- Early Childhood Education, Birth - Grade 2

Format: Online

Program Description:

At Mercy College, the 39-credit Master of Science in Early Childhood Education, Birth- Grade 2, will get you prepared and certified. You can even pursue multiple certificates – Childhood Education, Grades 1-6, or Students with Disabilities – which would require you to complete additional student teaching and field experiences. As a degree candidate, you'll complete the required courses and courses specific to the certification. For initial certification in Early Childhood Education, you must complete the School of Education comprehensive examination before graduating. Professional certification requires an initial certificate and three years of teaching experience. Graduates of the Early Childhood Education, Birth-Grade 2 program may pursue teaching positions in pre-schools and in Kindergarten-Grade 2, or work in childcare and daycare settings.


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

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: $754.00

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 39 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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