By successfully completing the Early Childhood Education and Special Education program at Temple University, you’ll earn Temple’s recommendation to receive Instructional I teacher certification. You will also develop the expertise to earn Early Childhood (PreK through grade 4) and Special Education (PreK through grade 8) teacher certification.
- assessing the child’s educational needs,
- creating inclusive classroom settings and practices,
- developing appropriate instructional strategies, and
- managing the classroom through positive behavior support.
- gain a firm foundation in the theory of child and adolescent development,
- get a solid overview of the problems educational psychologists address, and
- master the techniques for teaching English to children who speak other languages.
In addition to core theory and techniques in reading/literacy, math, science and social studies instruction, you will learn how to educate students with special educational needs in a way that addresses their individual differences. The study of learning processes allows students to understand individual differences in intelligence, cognitive development and self-regulation, as well as their role in learning. Whether a child has autism, ADHD or another special educational need, you will acquire the expertise to help them overcome it by:
Your coursework will also help you:
The Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and Special Education is primarily designed to place you in an educational setting as an elementary school teacher or a teacher in special education.
- Child and Adol Develop
- Seminar Series: Problems in Educational Psychology
- Early Literacy and Language Development: Birth-Kindergarten
- Mathematics Education for the Early Years: PreK-4
- Social Studies Education for the Early Years: PreK-4
- 12 months
- 48 months
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DisciplinesEducation Special Education Early Childhood Education View 742 other Masters in Special Education in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Research your graduate degree program
- Complete online application
- Prerequisite Courses
- Recommendations: Submit two letters of reference that provide insight into your academic competence.
- Statement of Goals: Write a 500- to 1,000-word statement of purpose outlining your interest in seeking a master's degree with a specific focus on the career to which you aspire; your interests; and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
- Résumé: A current professional résumé is required.
- Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.
International63526 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1381 USD per credit during 12 months.
National63526 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1381 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State46184 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1004 USD per credit during 12 months.
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