Early Childhood/Elementary Special Education M.Ed.

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Our Early Childhood/Elementary Special Education (P-6) master’s degree prepares teachers to serve infants and toddlers (0-2 years), children in preschool (3-5 years), and students in K-6 settings. Graduates are prepared to implement evidence-based practices at an advanced level to support families and the development of young children who have or are at risk for developmental delays and disabilities and elementary-aged students with disabilities.  Our program is offered online and on campus.

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Alternative Degree Overview

Coursework — 57 hours

  • At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses
  • Practicum and Clinical Residency courses required
  • Clinical Residency Requirement: Passing score on Praxis II-Special Education Core Knowledge and Application (0354/5354)
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Traditional Degree Overview

Coursework — 33 hours

  • At least 1/3 of the program shall be in teaching field courses
  • Practicum courses required
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Admissions

Prerequisites

  • Minimum GPA 2.75
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Application Deadlines

  • July 1 for Fall
  • November 1 for Spring
  • March 15 for Summer

Application Requirements

For admission, you will need to provide the following:

  • All official transcripts
  • 3 reference forms
  • TOEFL report (for international students)
  • Writing sample
  • Graduate School application and payment
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Faculty

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