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Dual: PK-4 & Special Education PK-12

Dual: PK-4 & Special Education PK-12

Chestnut Hill College’s Master’s program in Early Education with special education PK-12 integrates theory and practice concerning the cognitive, social and educational development of students in grades PK-4 as well as students in grades PK-12 with disabilities. The program reflects contemporary research and scholarship in early education and incorporates strategies to meet the needs of special populations, such as students with disabilities and diverse cultures. The course of study also takes into consideration the strengths, needs and interests of individual candidates. This is a dual-certification preparation program and thus integrates the requirements for both PK-4 and PK-12special education. This dual program integrates a special education student teaching component.

Complete All:

  • EDUC 520 Educational Research and Evaluation
  • EDUC 620 Child and Adolescent Development and Theory- Birth through Adulthood
  • EDUC 621 Foundations of Education PK-12
  • EDP4 525 Emerging Literacy and Language Arts
  • EDUC 630 Integrated Methods Across the PK-12 Classroom: STEAM
  • EDSP 522 Balanced Literacy Across the PK-12 Continuum
  • EDSP 530 Theory and Pedagogy in Special Education
  • EDSP 535 Evaluation/Assessment and the Law for Students with Disabilities
  • EDSP 532 The English Language Learner
  • EDSP 621 Classroom Management for Students with Disabilities
  • EDSP 623 Educational Practice and Assistive Technology for Students with Disabilities
  • EDSP 631 Aspects of PK-12 Transition: Early Intervention and Transition for Children with Disabilities
  • EDSP 657 Special Education Student Teaching
  • EDSP 658 Special Education Student Teaching Seminar

Total Credits: 42

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