2022-23 University Bulletin 
    Jun 25, 2024  
2022-23 University Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Early Childhood Special Education, Dual Certification - Pre-Service, M.S.

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(49 credits)

Dual Certification Pre-Service Codes

NY State Program Code: 28905
HEGIS Code: 0808.00
CIP Code: 13.1015

This program leads to certification in both early childhood and students with disabilities birth through grade 2. It is intended for candidates who do not hold New York State Teacher Certification in any area.

Program Prerequisites: ECH (0807) 600 Child Development  or the undergraduate equivalent within previous 5 years, with a grade of B or better.


*Fieldwork is required. Please see advisor.

Early Childhood Special Education Foundations

(12 credits)

May be taken after (preferred) or concurrently with EYC (0814) Foundations courses.

Early Childhood Special Education Advanced Sequence

(12 credits)

All ECS (0820) Foundations courses should be completed prior to enrolling in the courses listed below.

Additional Requirements for Program Completion/State Certification

  • Satisfactory completion of Content Core Requirements and General Education courses, including a foreign language
  • Maintenance of 3.0 GPA in all program coursework
  • All teacher certification candidates must take and pass the New York State Teacher’s Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) required for their particular area of certification which includes the Content Specialty Test in Multisubject and Students with Disabilities

Additional Graduation Requirements - D A S A Training

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