Specialize in the unique needs of young children with diverse learning abilities by earning the Master of Education in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education. Designed for prospective educators with a bachelor’s degree in a non-education field, this program leads to initial teacher licensure. Help meet the increased demand for skilled and certified early childhood special education professionals. This masters in early childhood special education degree program provides students with hands-on training in pedagogy and methodologies as well as in-depth study of the psychological, emotional and developmental needs of young children.
Within this program, students complete 224 hours of field experience within birth through grade 3 classrooms in both special and general education environments.
Accredited bachelor’s degree from a GCU-approved institution
A 2.8 GPA or higher
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
Program is restricted for residents of CT, KY, LA and MI.
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