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Early Childhood Special Education

University of Alaska Anchorage

M.Ed.
24 months
Duration
18504 USD/year
18504 USD/year
8802 USD/year
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About

The MEd in Early Childhood Special Education encompasses theory, research and practice relating to children from birth to 5 years of age who experience developmental delays and disabilities. 

Overview

In addition to the degree, this program leads to an institutional recommendation for initial teacher certification or endorsement in Early Childhood Special Education-Birth to Five on an existing certificate from the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (EED).

The Masters of Education (M.Ed.) in Early Childhood Special Education provides candidates with a holistic, inclusive, family-centered approach to assist families and support the development of young children with disabilities and developmental delays with a focus in the birth to age 5 range.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Fundamentals of Research in Education
  • Data-Informed Instruction and Decision Making
  • Action Research in Education
  • Developing and Writing Literature Reviews

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

38 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Satisfy the Admission Requirements for Graduate Degrees and the School of Education MEd Admission Requirements.
  • Satisfy the prerequisites for admission to the M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education, which include 6 credits in Child Development/Early Childhood Education (EDSE A212 or PSY A365) and (EDSE A311Y or EDEC A303) or other approved courses by advisemen.
  • Submit an application to the M.Ed. in Early Childhood Special Education Program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18504 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18504 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8802 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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