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Early Childhood Education and Special Education, Birth–Grade 2, Initial Certification

New York University

12 months
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At the Early Childhood Education and Special Education, Birth–Grade 2, Initial Certification MA from New York University, students will develop their teaching practice and become a social advocate for educational equity at all ages.

Overview

Through course work, student teaching, and field experiences, you will gain skills and strategies to support young children's learning in developmental stages and contexts, leading to eligibility for New York State initial teaching certification in both general and special education at the early childhood level (birth–grade 2).

At the Early Childhood Education and Special Education, Birth–Grade 2, Initial Certification MA from New York University, you'll have the opportunity to participate in field experiences and student teaching in early childhood general and special education settings, such as preschools, Head Start centers, and elementary schools. You'll develop expertise in human development and disability, learn to create and adapt environments that help all children reach their maximum potential, and gain a deep understanding of how children grow intellectually, physically, and socially/emotionally.  

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, you will be eligible for New York State initial teaching certification in both general and special education at the early childhood level (birth–grade 2) and prepared for career opportunities such as:

  • Lead or team teacher in public or private childcare centers, preschools, early childhood centers, and elementary schools
  • Curriculum specialist, staff developer, or program director in early childhood education and special education programs

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Inquiries in Teaching and Learning
  • Language and Literacy in the Early Years
  • Bilingual Exceptional Child
  • Curriculum Development in Science and Social Studies
  • Human Development and Curriculum in Early Childhood
  • Teaching Elementary School Math: Foundations and Concept Development
  • Integrated Arts in the Early Childhood and Childhood
  • Methods of Instruction for Children with High Incidence Disabilities
  • Methods of Instruction for Children with Low Incidence Disabilities
  • Learning Environments, Behavior, and Students with Disabilities 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Test Information – GMAT or GRE (and TOEFL if required);
  • Transcripts & Degrees; 
  • Professional Information; 
  • Essays;
  • EQ endorsements must be submitted online;
  • International Student Supplement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    84015 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 84015 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    84015 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 84015 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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