Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Master of Education

Early Childhood Special Education

Affordable Tuition


*if using financial aid

How to Pay
Online 36 credits * 2 years
Lowest online tuition rate in the state of Nebraska
Many M.Ed. programs reduced from 36 to 30 credit hours

Program Highlights & Benefits

Individualize learning plans for students with special needs

Help students establish a firm educational foundation filled with their unique potential

Online & Asynchronous Format

No GRE or Entrance Exam Required


Current teachers who want to earn a Master of Education degree in Early Childhood Special Education.

What You Learn

Equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to design, implement and assess learning experiences in an early childhood special education (birth through kindergarten) classroom. As a teacher or other professional who understand disabilities, you will have the opportunity to work closely with students with diverse developmental needs and help them establish a firm educational foundation filled with unique potential.

How You Learn

This is an online cohort. You will check in online to complete assignments and participate in online discussions and group activities. You will finish one 3 credit course every 8 weeks.

Career Outcomes

This degree will prepare you to work in public or private schools and act as a leader to create inclusive classrooms and educate students with diverse learning needs.

Courses Offered

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 578*

Infants and Toddlers: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Birth-3)

EDUC 580*

Pre-Primary Education: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Ages 3-5)

EDUC 501*

Contemporary Thought in Education

EDUC 650*

Family and Culture

EDUC 594

Research Evaluation and Design

EDUC 655*

Inclusive Practices, Family Partnerships, and Differentiation in Early Childhood Education

EDUC 657*

Teaching Students with Autism and Severe/Profound Disabilities

EDUC 602*

History and Context of Early Childhood Special Education

PSY 511*

Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning

EDUC 692*

Observing and Assessing the Young Child with Disabilities

EDUC 576*

Behavior Management in Inclusive Settings

EDUC 625

Serving and Leading in Community and World

 Total Credit Hours:36

*Courses required to obtain an Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement only. Field Experience/Internship hours are required.