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Prepare to make a positive difference in the lives of those who require early childhood special education by earning your Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education-ITL at Grand Canyon University. 

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Overview

The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education-ITL at Grand Canyon University , which leads to initial teacher licensure, is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-education field. With a master’s in early childhood special education, graduates are prepared to successfully transition to a career in education.

Aspiring ECSE teachers closely examine instructional and assessment methodologies, as well as the psychological, emotional and developmental needs of young children. 

Candidates will explore field experience opportunities in both inclusive learning environments and special education birth-pre-k and K-3 environments. CGU candidates are trained to serve as effective advocates who positively influence children, families and communities in which they teach.

Advocate and Educate Others with Your Expertise

Early childhood special education is the key for giving every child a solid foundation for lifelong success. This master’s in early childhood special education prepares aspiring ECSE teachers to make a positive impact by working with children from birth through the third grade. Graduates may pursue teaching opportunities in public or private schools.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundational Studies in Early Childhood and Special Education 
  • U.S. and Arizona Constitutions for Teacher Candidates
  • Foundational Literacy Skills 
  • Child Development Including Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • Child, Family, Cultural, Community Relationships, and Advocacy 
  • Language, Literacy, and Communication in Early Childhood/Special Education
  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting for Early Childhood/Special Education

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

53 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
2.8
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
500

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate applicants may be accepted at GCU with an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or program that has been approved by Grand Canyon University (GCU), with a 2.8 GPA or higher. 
  • If you do not meet the GPA requirement, you may be eligible for admission with a graduate degree from an accredited, GCU-approved college or program and passing test scores: GMAT, GRE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    545 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 545 USD per credit and a duration of  .

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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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