Advanced Teacher Education

Upgrade your Georgia educator certificate

Continue learning through one of Mercer’s advanced teacher education programs. We provide a curriculum that empowers educators, fuels their desire for inspiring students, and supports professional learning plan goals for continued growth.

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

Education Specialist (Ed.S.)

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)


Endorsements provide training for certified teachers who want to add expertise in specific areas. Students who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher and a Level 4 or higher teaching certificate may apply for an endorsement program. Mercer offers Endorsements in Autism, Coaching, Computer Science, Dyslexia, ESOL, Gifted, K–5 Math, K–5 Science, Online Teaching, Reading, Special Education (Ages 3-5), STEM, and Teacher Leader. Learn more about Mercer’s Endorsement programs.