Graduate Teacher Education

Early Childhood Intervention Specialist Licensure, Ages 3-8

Early Childhood Intervention Specialist, ages 3-8 (49 credit hours) is a special education program that prepares individuals to teach children ages three through eight (grades pre-k through third).

To add the license, take the following courses:

EDUC 528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3)
EDUC 547 Intervention Specialist Seminar (1) 
EDUC 550 Educational Psychology (3) 
EDUC 586* Social Studies Methods for Primary (Grades Pre-K-5) (3)
EDUC 588* Science Methods for Primary (Grades PreK-5) (3)
EDUC 592* Administration of Early Childhood Programs (3) 
EDUC 593* Early Childhood Education (3)
EDUC 595* Young Children with Special Needs I (3) 
EDUC 596* Assessment for Early Intervention (3) 
EDUC 597* Young Children with Special Needs II (3) 
EDUC 598* Young Children with Intensive Needs (3)
EDUC 599* Math Methods for Primary (Grades PreK-5) (3)
EDUC 688 Intervention Specialist Clinical Practice (3)

Previous reading coursework may satisfy reading course requirements 
EDUC 520* Language, Literacy and Communication (3)
EDUC 521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3)
EDUC 523* Content Area Literacy (3)
EDUC 524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)


If you choose, you can complete Master of Arts in Education by taking the following ONLINE courses (13 Credit Hours):

EDUC 605 Leading and Learning in a Culture of Change (3)
EDUC 606 Invitational and Inclusive Education (3)
EDUC 608* Critical Pedagogy: The Transformational Educator (1)
EDUC 700 Research Seminar & Project (3)
EDUC 705/706 National Board Certification Process (1+2)
EDUC 710 Practitioner Seminar and Project (3)
MALP 782 Informed Decision Making (3) 

*Additional field hours required

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).

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