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.
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.
Infants and Toddlers: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Birth-3)
Pre-Primary Education: Development, Methods, Curriculum & Assessment (Ages 3-5)
Contemporary Thought in Education
Family and Culture
Research Evaluation and Design
Inclusive Practices, Family Partnerships, and Differentiation in Early Childhood Education
Teaching Students with Autism and Severe/Profound Disabilities
History and Context of Early Childhood Special Education
Psychological Foundations of Teaching and Learning
Observing and Assessing the Young Child with Disabilities
Behavior Management in Inclusive Settings
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.