Admissions Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, or an equivalent degree from an accredited institution outside of the United States.
  • Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. Students with a GPA less than 3.0 may be considered for conditional admission.
  • Completed online application 
  • Official transcripts from all schools previously attended. In order to qualify as official transcripts they must be either directly from the issuing institution or in a sealed envelope that is directly from the issuing institution.
    • Please send to Graduate Programs | Basile Hall | Mount Mercy University | 1330 Elmhurst Dr. NE | Cedar Rapids, IA  52402-4797 
  • Personal statement
  • Resume with at least three years of teaching experience.
  • Copy of current Iowa teaching license 
  • Two recommendations from people qualified to assess candidate's strengths.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the Master's Program in Education, contact gradprograms@mtmercy.edu or call or email Michael Lown at 319-861-2392 ext. 1864 or mlown@mtmercy.edu.