Master of Education Programs

Educators are critical. That’s why we offer two education master’s programs—the MAEd and MSEd—to help you chase your goals and light the way for your students. Earn your education degree and champion meaningful change.

Become a leader—in and beyond the classroom

With an institutional value of lifelong learning, we work hard to support educators with flexible master’s programs that are built to work for you. Get the most out of your education and take advantage of a generous scholarship for Iowa teachers, online evening courses, nine start dates, and curriculums that offer built-in endorsements and many areas of emphasis to choose from. 

Education should be a gift, not a hassle. Advance your skills and career opportunities with your choice of two programs—the Master of Arts in Education and the Master of Science in Education.

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Programs tailored to you

Our Master of Education programs are made flexible for working adults.

Online (live) classes

Learn from anywhere with live video lectures

$145/credit hour scholarship

For Iowa teachers

9 start dates

With classes in 5- and 10-week blocks

I have walked away from my Mount Mercy degrees with a community of leaders who have continued to push my thinking and support my goals long after graduation.

Which program is right for me?

Whether you’re looking to specialize your teaching or step into an administrative role, we support you with a curriculum that’s crafted for your success. Both programs provide opportunities for growth and advancement. 

Master of Arts in Education

This degree empowers you to advance your teaching career and reach your full potential. Achieve your goals by specializing your teaching with one of six areas of emphasis

Master of Science in Education

With an emphasis in leadership and administration, Mount Mercy’s Master of Science in Education program gives you the practical skills needed to be an effective principal, special education supervisor, or administrative leader.

Our education master’s program is designed for you to hit the ground running. Graduate in only 24 months with PreK-12 Principal/PreK-12 Special Education Supervisor endorsement that’s built into our curriculum—no extra classes needed.

What is the scholarship for Iowa teachers?

Iowa Teachers Tuition Scholarship Program 

Am I eligible for financial aid?

Yes, you may be eligible for scholarships and loan programs. The first step is to complete your FAFSA, which helps determine state and federal aid available to you. Our federal school code is 001880. Contact our Financial Aid Office with any questions.

Join a legacy of education leaders

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