Academic Programs

Prepare for your future

Mercer University’s Tift College of Education offers a nationally-ranked education that prepares students to become educators, innovators, and leaders ready to shape the future. Whether you are looking to become a teacher, upgrade your teacher certificate, or advance your career through a new leadership role, Mercer Education will help you build the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to lead the way in the classroom and beyond.

Through a variety of undergraduate, graduate, and certification programs, Mercer’s Tift College of Education is committed to helping you achieve your goals.

What’s your goal?

 

If you would like to become a school counselor, learn more about Mercer’s Master of Science in School Counseling program offered through the College of Professional Advancement.

Academic Programs

Initial teacher certification

B.S.Ed. in Early Learning and Development
B.S.Ed. in Elementary/Special Education – The Holistic Child
B.S.Ed. in Elementary/Special Education
B.S.Ed. in Middle Grades Education
B.S.Ed. in Secondary Education
Bachelor of Music Education
M.A.T. in Elementary Education
M.A.T. in Middle Grades Education
M.A.T. in P-12 Education
M.A.T. in Secondary Education
4+1 Bridge Program

Advanced teacher education

M.Ed. in Elementary Education – The Advanced Teacher
M.Ed. in Middle Grades Education – The Advanced Teacher
M.Ed. in P-12 Education – The Advanced Teacher
M.Ed. in Secondary Education – The Advanced Teacher
Ed.S. in Elementary Education – The Accomplished Teacher
Ed.S. in Middle Grades Education – The Accomplished Teacher
Ed.S. in P-12 Education – The Accomplished Teacher
Ed.S. in Secondary Education – The Accomplished Teacher
Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
Endorsements

Educational leadership

M.Ed. in Educational Leadership (P-12 Tier I)
Educational Leadership (P-12 Tier I) Non-Degree Certification
Ed.S. in Educational Leadership (P-12 Tier II)
Educational Leadership (P-12 Tier II) Non-Degree Certification
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Independent School Leadership
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, P-12 School Leadership

Higher education leadership

M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership
Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Higher Education Leadership

School counseling

M.S. in School Counseling*

*Offered through Mercer’s College of Professional Advancement