Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education
Minot State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education program assists teachers in becoming qualified to work with young children and students with disabilities.  Educators gain knowledge and skills that help educate those with special needs and interact with their families and communities.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Services for Young Exceptional Children
  • Infant/Toddler Development
  • Law & Policy in Special Education
  • Special Education Assessment
  • Methods of Teaching ECSE


  • An overall GPA of 2.75 or 3.0 G.P.A in the last 60 hours of coursework
  • A completed bachelor’s degree in a related area

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation

School Accreditation Statement

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