- The School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies at University of Florida offers online and face-to-face programs leading to the Master of Education (M.Ed., non-thesis), Master of Arts in Education (M.A.E., thesis), Specialist in Education (Ed.S.), Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. Complete descriptions of the requirements for these degrees are provided in the General Information section of this catalog. The Early Childhood Education program is offered at University of Florida.
- UF’s College of Education is ranked #1 for online graduate programs for three out of the last four years and #7 in “top schools for graduate programs in special education.” We promote the successful inclusion of individuals with disabilities and their families in society through excellence in the education of teachers and leaders, learning new skills, and the application of existing knowledge.
Programs are accredited by the Florida Department of Education and approved by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) through the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
- Early Childhood Curriculum
- Creativity in the Early Childhood Curriculum
- Issues in Child Care Administration
- Early Childhood Education: Background and Concepts
- Individual Work
- Supervised Research
- Special Topics
- Supervised Teaching
- Early Childhood Policy and Advocacy
- Early Childhood Asessment & Evaluation
- Theory and Research in Early Childhood Studies
- Advanced Research
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEducation Special Education Early Childhood Education View 771 other Masters in Special Education in United States
- A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
- For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process.
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In-State12740 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.
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