This 48-credit hour certificate offers required coursework for teacher licensure in Early Childhood Education PK-3 and Early Childhood Special Education.
This graduate certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.
Students who have completed graduate or undergraduate coursework prior to admission to this graduate certificate may request that some required courses be waived based on prior coursework. Students who are eligible to waive coursework must complete a minimum of 15 credits to graduate. A grade of B- or better must be earned in all coursework.
For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.
Total credits: 48
|ECED 501||Developmental Pathways of Diverse Learners, Birth-Adolescence||3|
|ECED 502||Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Learners||3|
|ECED 503||Inclusive Curriculum for Young Learners: Planning Instruction and Guidance||3|
|ECED 504||Engaging Families of Diverse Young Learners||3|
|ECED 505||Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education||3|
|ECED 506||Medical and Developmental Aspects of Disabilities of Diverse Young Learners||3|
|ECED 511||Assessment of Diverse Young Learners||3|
|ECED 512||Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Primary Grade Learners||3|
|ECED 513||Integrating Social Studies Across the Content Areas for Diverse Young Learners||3|
|ECED 515||Mathematics for Diverse Young Learners||3|
|ECED 516||Science for Diverse Young Learners||3|
|ECED 522||Developing Language, Literacy, and Communication of Diverse Infants and Toddlers||3|
|ECED 523||Early Intervention for Infants Toddlers with Disabilities: Collaborative Consultative Approaches||3|
|Select one of the following course pairings:||9|
|Internship in Early Childhood Education Prekindergarten-Third Grade|
and Internship with Diverse Infants and Toddlers
|Internship in Early Childhood Special Education Birth - Five|
and Internship in Kindergarten - Third Grade