Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification, Master of Education

Who should apply

This 33 unit degree program is appropriate for you if you are interested in working with infants and young children (0-5 years of age) with special needs. You must be a certified teacher or be eligible for certification in early childhood education, elementary education, or special education.

Career preparation

When you complete this program of study, you’ll be prepared to:

  • work with children birth to five in integrated settings
  • be employed in early childhood special education or integrated settings
  • provide early intervention services to infants and young children in non-school settings

Certification

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.

Programs 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.

Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification, Master of Education

Academic Catalog Listing

See the NAU Academic Catalog for important details on this degree, including: 

  • Career opportunities for graduates with this degree
  • Admission requirements
  • Course listing
  • Campuses that offer this degree

Special Education - Early Childhood Special Education with Certification, Master of Education