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Elementary - Special Education

Mercer University

48 months
38746 USD/year
38746 USD/year
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The major in Elementary - Special Education offered by Mercer University, prepares students for initial teacher certification to teach children in grades Pre-K through 5. 


Key facts

The Elementary - Special Education General Program at Mercer University is designed for future elementary school teachers who do not hold a bachelor’s degree. Aspiring teachers who currently hold a bachelor’s degree in a field other than education can explore Mercer’s Master of Arts in Teaching in Elementary Education.


With a major in Elementary/Special Education, students learn how to understand young children from a holistic perspective and create classroom curriculum to support children’s cognitive, emotional, social, and physical development. Through field experiences, students are immersed in diverse classroom settings to observe current teachers, participate in classroom activities, and gain experience in teaching elementary-aged children.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparing the Elementary Environment 
  • Instructional Technologies for Teaching and Learning 
  • Construction of Scientific and Mathematical Thinking 
  • Foundations of Education Health, Nutrition, and Safety 
  • Adolescent Health and Development
  • Psychology and Development of the Learner 
  • Fundamentals of Special Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed application for admission
  • $25 non-refundable application fee ($50 for international applicants)
  • High school or GED transcript (if applicable)
  • Official college transcripts of all college-level work from all previously attended institutions

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38746 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38746 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Macon

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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