Master of Science in Early Childhood Special Education
Minnesota State University-Mankato

Program Details

The online Master of Science in Early Childhood Special Education program prepares educators to work with young children who have special needs that require special education methods.  The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills educators need to understand, educate, and guide these students and to collaborate with their families and communities.  Courses may include Behavior Management and Learning Environments for Diverse Learners, Introduction to Psychology and Education of Exceptional Children and Youth, Education of Infants and Young Children with Developmental Needs, Assessment of Infants and Young Children with Developmental Needs, and Methods of Working with Infants and Young Children with Developmental Needs.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts listing undergraduate/graduate degree(s)
  • Attainment of a minimum GPA of 3.0 (4.0 scale) in your undergraduate study
  • Two letters of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Education Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission