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Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification

Northern Arizona University

12 months
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26994 USD/year
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If your aspiration is to teach young children with disabilities, ages birth to eight, the Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification program of the Northern Arizona University is for you. This plan will guide you toward certification in early childhood special education as an area of expertise and you can receive an institutional recommendation.

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Overview

The Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification program of the Northern Arizona University 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 to best serve children birth to eight years old with disabilities, and their families in diverse settings. Coursework provides students with professional preparation focused on the implementation of evidence-based and recommended practices in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education for diverse children with disabilities, and their families. Students further refine their professional skills through embedded and applied learning experiences. This degree is designed for individuals who may or may not have previous early childhood experience who wish to pursue licensure in Early Childhood Special Education. 

Graduates of the program will be prepared to enter special education teaching positions in either early intervention, preschool, and kindergarten to third grade settings in private, human service, and public school settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literacy I: Developmental Literacy, Evidenced-based Practices, & Language Arts In Elementary School
  • Graduate Mathematics And Evidenced Practices Grades 1-8
  • Early Childhood Curriculum
  • Early Childhood Science And Social Studies
  • Applications Of Assistive Technology For School-aged Individuals
  • Patterns And Variations Of Child Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

37 alternative credits

37-46

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • NAU Graduate Online application is required for all programs.
  • Undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A"), or the equivalent.
  • Transcripts.
  • English language proficiency scores.
  • Prerequisites (one of the following completed prior to enrolling in the program): Elementary or Early Childhood Education Teaching Certificate OR Math (College Algebra) with a minimum grade of C, Laboratory Science with a minimum grade of C
  • IVP Fingerprint clearance card

Tuition Fee

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    26994 USD/year
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  • National

    26994 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26994 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11004 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11004 USD per year during 12 months.
  • Online: $575 per credit

Living costs for Flagstaff

1010 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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