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Early Childhood Special Education, MSEd

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


We offer two programs:

  • Program 1 leads to dual certification: early childhood and students with disabilities birth to grade 2, for those with no NYS certification or NYS certification in an area other than early childhood education.
  • Program 2 leads to single certification in students with disabilities birth to grade 2, for those with NYS Early Childhood Education certification.

Programme Structure

  •  Fostering Development in Young Children with Diverse Abilities: Historical, Political, and Inclusive Perspectives
  •  Evaluation, Assessment, and Program Planning for Infants and Young Children with Special Needs
  •  Individualized Planning, Implementation and Progress Monitoring in Early Childhood (Birth through PreK) Environments and Curricula
  •  Autism Spectrum Disorder: Characteristics and Implications for Intervention
  •  Positive Behavior Support (PBS) and Its Application to Young Children with Special Needs
  •  Families, Parenting, and Family
  •  Adaptations for IndividualLearners Across the K
  •  Introductory Field Experience in Early Childhood Special Education
  •  Strategies and Curriculum Adaptations for Learners with Severe/Multiple Disabilities
  •  Language Development and Alternative Communication Systems for Learners with Low Incidence Disabilities: Severe Disabilities including Deafblindness

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0;
  • A master’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.5.
  • A liberal arts or science major or interdisciplinary concentration of at least 30 credits.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    425 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 425 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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The fee for full time national is 5065$/semester.


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