Mercyhurst's Department of 教育 has graduated prepared and passionate education leaders ready to impact young minds in classrooms around the world for decades. 作为未来年轻人的榜样, we create teachers who are committed to helping their students grow and develop; our students become effective educators, 用知识装备世界, an understanding of human relationships, and a wide perspective encompassing the humanities, 艺术, 与科学. Our world has seen educators rise above unforeseen challenges as true advocates for students and champions for education in one of the most in-demand and respected careers of the modern era. Mercyhurst ensures these aspiring teachers are prepared for the workforce as soon as they graduate, guided each step of the way by our experienced faculty.
Mercyhurst’s PreK-4 Early Childhood 教育 program equips our graduates with evidence-based practice and hands-on classroom experience. Advance your career goals with our Dual Bachelor of Arts 幼儿教育 PreK-4/Special 教育.
Meet the needs of diverse learners with the hands-on clinical experience provided by Mercyhurst’s PreK-12 Special 教育 program. Advance your career goals with our Dual Bachelor of Arts 幼儿教育 PreK-4/Special 教育.
Promote a lifelong love of music in your students with Mercyhurst’s Music 教育 program. Learn instructional techniques and classroom management skills for your chosen instrument while performing with a variety of ensembles similar to those found in schools.
Foster creativity and inspire passion in young artists with a degree 艺术教育 from Mercyhurst. Our graduates are supported in their own artistic abilities as they gain a comprehensive foundation in the best practices for education of future art students.
Graduate with strong language skills and deep understanding of best practices in world language education with a degree 西班牙语教育. Our international student body and faculty allows students to practice language in real-world settings without leaving campus.
Instill an appreciation for world cultures and customs in generations of future students as a French language educator. As the only university in the Erie region to certify French 教育 students, our graduates are highly sought-after by school districts nationwide.
Cultivate lifelong learners at the high school level by earning your master’s 中学教育 from Mercyhurst. With a focus on pedagogy and practice, this graduate degree program provides an excellent way to develop and hone hands-on learning skills.
Transform the lives of students with disabilities with a master’s 特殊教育 and Applied Disability Studies. Backed by some of the nation’s leading special education curriculum, students develop the critical thinking and analytical skills needed in today’s classrooms.
Improve teaching practices (and salaries!) with Mercyhurst’s Teaching Excellence master’s program. Core courses focus on evidence-based pedagogy, 专业发展, and educational scholarship to prepare graduates for both classrooms and careers.
Pursue a passion for leadership with the expedited, customizable curriculum in our Principal Leadership program. 专为K-12教育工作者设计, the program positions graduates to achieve the Pennsylvania Department of 教育 Principal Certification.
The Carpe Diem学院 is a nationally recognized K-2 extended-day learning program for children living in the city of Erie. Mercyhurst 教育 students support at-risk learners by offering classroom instruction and encouraging ongoing social and emotional development.
The Mercyhurst Early Learning Innovation Academy is an after-school academy for rural, 经济困难学生. Our 教育 students plan and conduct lessons that cover progressive and intentional 艺术, 健康, 学术活动丰富.
Instructor of Early Childhood 教育, Director, Mercyhurst Early Learning Innovation Academy