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Early Childhood Education

Mercyhurst University

48 months
39352 USD/year
39352 USD/year
39352 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Early Childhood Education program from Mercyhurst University is focusing on evidence-based practice and clinical, hands-on experience sets us apart from other education programs. It’s our mission to develop educators who are intellectually and spiritually sensitive, as well as professionally and socially responsible. 


Mercyhurst University is graduating teacher leaders who are impacting young minds around the world. You can choose to major in early childhood education (PreK-4) to teach children at the elementary level, or in our dual-degree program in early childhood/special education (PreK-8), which will enable you to meet the needs of all learners, including students with special needs, in today’s diverse, 21st Century classrooms.

The programme

As future role models for our youth, Early Childhood Education program from Mercyhurst University aims to create teachers who aim to help their students grow and develop. We teach our students to be effective educators, with the knowledge of the world, an understanding of human relationships, and a wide perspective encompassing the humanities, arts and sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Family and Community 
  • Observation and Assessment
  • Capstone Clinical Early Childhood PreK-4 
  • Early Foundations 
  • Language and Literacy
  • Health and Wellness 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Mercyhurst accepts students on a rolling basis, which means the sooner you apply, the sooner we can get you your admissions decision. 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Biographical, academic, and extracurricular information
    • Self-reported high school transcript
    • Official high school transcript
    • Letter of recommendation
    • Self-reported SAT or ACT scores
    • Official SAT or ACT scores
    • Personal statement or writing sample

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39352 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    39352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39352 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    39352 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39352 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Erie

1000 - 1500 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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