The Early Childhood Special Education Certificate focuses on working with children from infancy through middle childhood in diverse learning environments.
Course work defines the field of special education, exploring the growth, development, and guidance of children with special needs. Additionally, courses examine characteristics, causes, expressions, prevention, and management of challenging behaviors, as well as methods of inclusion in educational settings and assessment of educational strategies, family involvement, and services for children with developmental delays.
Students who complete these courses are eligible to earn a certificate in Special Education. The Special Education certificate will prepare the student to provide early childhood educational services to special needs populations.
Courses requiring a grade of C or better: EDU