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Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification

M.Ed.
12 months
Duration
25708 USD/year
25708 USD/year
11000 USD/year
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If your aspiration is to teach young children with disabilities, ages birth to eight, this Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification degree at Northern Arizona University is for you.

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Overview

This  Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification degree at Northern Arizona University  will guide you toward certification in early childhood special education as an area of expertise, and upon successfully completing the program you will be eligible to receive an institutional recommendation. The Early Childhood Special Education certification means you will be prepared to work with young children ages 0-8 with disabilities. The demand for early childhood special educators currently outpaces the supply across the country. By earning this degree you'll be ready to enter a special education teaching position in either early intervention, preschool and kindergarten to third grade settings in private, human service, and public school settings.

Purpose Statement

To prepare early educators and early interventionists in evidence-based knowledge and practices through embedded and applied experiences to best serve children birth to eight years old with disabilities.

Programme Structure

  • Learner Development and Individual Differences: Beginning special education professionals understand how exceptionalities may interact with development and learning and use this knowledge to provide meaningful and challenging learning experiences for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Learning Environments: Beginning special education professionals create safe, inclusive, culturally responsive learning environments so that individuals with exceptionalities become active and effective learners and develop emotional well-being, positive social interactions, and self-determination.
  • Curricular Content Knowledge: Beginning special education professionals use knowledge of general and specialized curricula to individualize learning for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Instructional Planning and Strategies: Beginning special education professionals select, adapt, and use a repertoire of evidence-based instructional strategies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

37 alternative credits

37-46

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.
3

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale for their bachelor’s degree to be considered for regular admission. Admitted students are expected to have undergraduate educational experiences, including general education studies, that are similar to those required for a baccalaureate at Northern Arizona University.
    • Applicants who have earned their degree(s) from an international institution must submit official transcripts directly from the university or college. The transcripts must be in the original language of the country accompanied by an English translation. If the degree awarded and the date of award is not on the transcripts, applicants must also include a separate degree certificate document.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    25708 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25708 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    11000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11000 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

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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