Do you have a passion for working with young children who have developmental delays and special needs? Students enrolling in the Early Childhood Special Education program in the Department of Teaching and Learning Sciences will recognize the critical importance of a quality education and learn about providing inclusive environments for all children. In our Masters and Certificate program degrees, students learn how to work collaboratively with other professionals serving families that have children with disabilities and special needs by using family-centered methods.
Upon graduation students are eligible to receive an Early Childhood Special Education Specialist Initial Teaching License or endorsement from the Colorado Department of Education.
The Early Childhood Special Education advanced degree and endorsement offers a vast array of career opportunities. Early interventionists for children birth to 3 years, Itinerant Early Childhood Special Education teachers in public and private preschool environments, and Child Find evaluation specialists and coordinators are just a few examples of careers available to graduates of our program.
Our Program offerings include:
- Masters of Arts in Early Childhood Special Education
- Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education
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The Donne & Sue Fisher Scholarship is now available to applicants of the Early Childhood Special Education program. To find out more about this scholarship take a look at the Scholarship Guidelines or visit our Financial Aid page.