Early Education and Intervention is a comprehensive interdisciplinary program developed by teams of faculty to include content on theory, child development, curriculum, assessment, educational practices, collaboration, leadership and policy.
This is a 36-credit post-masters program with blended preparation in early childhood education and special education. The program is for professionals with a master’s degree in early childhood education, special education, or a related field (social work, counseling, psychology, infant mental health, family development). The program is partially online and takes approximately two years to complete.
Applicants must hold a master’s degree in early childhood education, special education, or a related field (social work, counseling, psychology, infant mental health, family development) and have a GPA of 3.5 or higher in master’s-level coursework. Additional prerequisite coursework or field experience may be required if deficiencies are noted in the applicant’s prior credentials or experience.
In addition to university requirements, you will need:
- A total of three Recommendation for Graduate Admission forms, all from former college teachers or employers,
- Writing sample focusing on a personal or professional experience that generated an interest in pursuing the education specialist degree in Early Education and Intervention