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Child and Adolescent Studies

Employment Rate
Within 9 months after graduation
Of students to faculty
Prior to graduation

Supporting the future

Only 18-21 credits, this minor will focus on child development, health of the child and adolescent, and techniques for working with all youth.


This minor may be of interest to students in social work, sociology, nursing, healthcare navigation, education, criminal justice, psychology, or business (marketing, communication, etc.).

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What are the next steps?

Mount Mercy offers competitive tuition and generous scholarships.

We also encourage all students to apply for federal, state, and other kinds of financial assistance.

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We make it easy by accepting applications year-round! No deadline, no fee, no pressure.

  1. Create your application
  2. Apply under standard admissions criteria or go "test optional"
  3. Request official transcripts from all institutions previously attended. Mail to:

* Mount Mercy University Admissions
  1330 Elmhurst Drive NE
  Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

* If you are applying for an accelerated program, please mail to "Accelerated Programs"

For more detailed instructions on how to apply, see our Admissions page.