2024-25 University Bulletin 
    May 30, 2024  
2024-25 University Bulletin

Early Childhood Special Education Advanced Certificate

NY State Program Code: 28908
HEGIS Code:  0808.00
CIP Code: 13.1015

(22 Credits)
Estimated time of completion: 1.5 years

Dori Phalen, Program Director
Harvey Hall, Room 232
p – (516) 877-4025
f – (516) 877-4097
e – phalen2@adelphi.edu

For more information, see Early Childhood Special Education, Dual Certification - In-Service, M.S. , Early Childhood Special Education, Dual Certification - Pre-Service, M.S. , and Early Childhood Special Education, Single Certification - In-Service, M.S.  


Advanced Certificate in Early Childhood Special Education

This program leads to certification in Students With Disabilities Birth-Grade 2 and to a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.); it does not provide a degree. The program is intended for candidates who already hold a valid New York State teacher certification in early childhood, have a master’s degree (needed for professional or permanent certification), and are seeking additional training and certification.

Program Pre/Corequisite: EEC 600 , or the graduate or undergraduate equivalent within the past 5 years, with a grade of B or better.

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For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at adelphi.edu/ge.


Courses are three credits unless noted otherwise. *Fieldwork is required. Please see advisor.

Advanced Sequence

(9 credits)

Student Teaching or Practicum and Seminar in Early Childhood Special Education

(3 credits)

All ECS (0820) Advanced Sequence Courses must be completed prior.

 Choose one:

Additional Graduation Requirements - D A S A Training