Early Care and Education
The Bachelor of Science in Education degree is offered on the Atlanta Campus and the Henry County and Douglas County Regional Academics Centers. The degree, with a major in Early Care and Education, is designed for individuals who wish to be certified to teach children from birth to five years of age. The Early Care and Education program will assist the student in acquiring a broad educational foundation that will prepare him or her for a profession in early care and education.
Early Childhood/Special Education - The Holistic Child
The Holistic Child Program is offered on the Macon Campus Residential and offers an academic perspective to the candidate that values the individual and authentic worth of the young child through the inclusive lens of the regular classroom. Following an integrated, technologically immersed curriculum, the candidate will experience varied field and life experiences within the culture of diverse school and community populations.
Early Childhood/Special Education
The Early Childhood/Special Education General Curriculum Program is offered at all the Regional Academics Centers and offers an academic perspective to the candidate who values the individual and authentic worth of the young child through the inclusive lens of the general education classroom.
Middle Grades Education
Offered on the Macon Campus Residential and the Douglas County, Henry County and Macon Regional Academic Centers. The goal of the Mercer University Tift College of Education is to prepare middle level educators who are Transforming Practitioners who move through self-transformation during the facilitation of learning, while enabling the transformation of middle level students, a group of unique and diverse individuals transitioning from childhood to adolescence.
The Secondary Education program is offered on the Macon Campus Residential.
P-12 - Music
The P-12 Music Education Certification Program is offered on the Macon Campus Residential and collaborates with the Music Department in CLA to help students become practitioners who know both music content and educational pedagogy.