Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification, Master of Education
Are you passionate about working with infants and young children with special needs? 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:
- early intervention (birth to 3 years old)
- preschools (3 to 5 years old)
- private or public school settings (5 to 8 years old)
- human services (birth to 8 years old)
We are happy to chat with you about your interests. Please contact us if you have any questions.
Dr. Jody Marie Bartz
Dr. Karen Applequist
We are pleased to announce a new project funded by the Office of Special Education Projects (OSEP) that will be offered through the College of Education at Northern Arizona University.
Find out more about Project STRIDE.
You must also pass the Arizona Educator Proficiency Assessment (professional knowledge and Special Education focus area), and meet State requirements on Federal and State Constitutional knowledge for Arizona Teacher Certification.
Proposed Sequences for MEd in Early Childhood Special Ed Certified
In an effort to help you plan ahead for your entire program, we have created these proposed sequences according to when each course is offered. Please look for the semester when you will be starting the program to find the correct sequence.more
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Program of Study
Below is a downloadable Program of Study. This includes complete set of courses and other work that must be successfully completed before qualifying for a degree, diploma, or certificate.
The program of studies is the agreed-upon plan between you and your faculty advisor on completing program requirements.
It is used as a verification document when you apply for graduation.
Your program of study will depend on the date you started.
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