Secondary Education

Mount Mercy University offers a secondary education major that prepares students in eastern Iowa to become well-rounded, well-prepared teachers who will help students succeed in today’s classroom.

Mount Mercy offers the following endorsements:

  • Art – Education
  • Business
  • English – Language Arts
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Science – Biological
  • Social Science – All
  • Social Science – American Government
  • Social Science – American History
  • Social Science – Psychology
  • Social Science – Sociology
  • Social Science – World History

Minor endorsements are also available for secondary education majors. These differ from original endorsements in that they must accompany an original endorsement and are seen as a secondary teaching area.

Mount Mercy offers the following minor endorsements:

  • English – Language Arts
  • Instructional Strategist I (5-12)
    • (Special Education - must be paired with a subject area endorsement)
    • Instructional Strategist II (K-12 BD and LD)
      • (Special Education - must be paired with a subject area endorsement)
      • Journalism
      • Mathematics
      • Middle School (5-8)
        • (must be paired with a subject area endorsement)
        • Science – Chemistry
        • Science – General Science
        • Science – Physical Science
        • Social Science – American Government
        • Social Science – American History
        • Social Science – Economics
        • Social Science – Psychology
        • Social Science – Sociology
        • Social Science – World History