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Early Childhood Special Education, Birth-Grade 2, Professional Certification

12 months
Duration
2020 USD/credit 60600 USD/year
2020 USD/credit 60600 USD/year
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About

Ideal if you have a bachelor's degree and hold certification or are eligible for certification in early childhood education or early childhood special education, the Early Childhood Special Education, Birth-Grade 2, Professional Certification MA from New York University leads to eligibility for New York State certification in early childhood special education, birth–grade 2.

Overview

At the Early Childhood Special Education, Birth-Grade 2, Professional Certification MA from New York University you’ll undertake extensive study of how children develop in multiple contexts. You will participate in student teaching in a variety of early childhood general and special education settings, from preschools to early childhood centers and Head Start programs.

Careers and Outcomes

Upon graduation, you are eligible for New York State certification in early childhood special education, birth–grade 2, and prepared for careers including: 

  • Lead or team teacher in public or private childcare centers, preschools, early childhood centers, and elementary schools
  • Preschool or elementary school supervisor, counselor, psychologist, or administrator
  • Curriculum specialist, staff developer, or program director in early childhood 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • GRE or MAT
  • Proficiency in English
  • Teacher Certification - You are required to scan and upload evidence of your teacher certification, credential, or license as part of your application. If you are currently in school and expect to receive your teacher's certification after you graduate, you will use this section on the application to upload a note indicating this.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    60600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2020 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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