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Early Childhood Education

97%
EMPLOYMENT RATE
Within 9 months after graduation
100%
OF INCOMING STUDENTS
Receive scholarships or grants
64%
COMPLETE INTERNSHIPS
Prior to graduation

The foundation of the future

Play a key part in nurturing and educating the next generation.

With 25 credits to complete, we prepare you to care for children and lead the classroom. Prepare for the future with courses like Instructional Programs and Methods in Early Childhood Education, Language Development and Learning Experiences for Young Children, Parent-School Relationships, and more.

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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.