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The Early Childhood Special Education Dual Certification – Pre-Service track Program at Adelphi University is committed to the growth and well being of children from birth to eight-years of age, and shapes teachers who understand the affect early experiences have on later development and learning.

About

The Early Childhood Special Education Dual Certification – Pre-Service track Program at Adelphi University engages teachers in collaborative work that is interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, and inquiry-based. 

In-class didactic experiences and activities, field-work placements and student teaching are all planned to increase candidate awareness and sensitivity to the development of children and to provide insight into the physical, social, emotional, cultural, intellectual and creative life of a child. In addition, differences of culture, language, ethnic background, gender and ability among children permeate every aspect of the curriculum.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Dignity for all Students Act ( D A S A ) Training 
  • Introduction to Special Education 
  • Current Topics in Special Education - Research
  • Technology and Instruction 
  • Human Development and Learning 
  • Foundations, Families,Cultures and Learning 
  • Team Collaboration 
  • Classroom Management 
  • Formal and Informal Methods of Assessment 
  • Childhood Sciience Education For Students with Special Needs 
  • Methods of Instruction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Rolling Admission
    • Applications received after the March 1 priority date will be considered on a space-available basis.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    52-55 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    69

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • A personal statement or essay
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official copies of your score on the required SAT or the American College Test, ACT (Please note that the Writing section of the ACT is optional)
  • One or more letters of recommendation
  • An admissions interview
  • Résumé
  • Academic record of coursework
  • Level of achievement 
  • Standardized Testing (SAT or ACT)
  • College level coursework credentials 
  • Proof of graduation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18465 USD/semester
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  • National

    18465 USD/semester
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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