The Master of Arts: Exceptional Child Education is ideal for busy teachers wanting to further their education. As a degree that is entirely online, it allows for flexibility, convenience, and an ability to to learn at one's own pace. Interested candidates will have the opportunity to choose between these three areas of emphasis:
While this program does not lead to an initial teaching certificate, it does allow candidates to "add on" certification in Early Childhood Education.
This program has 33 credit hours of course work. Additionally, it allows, not only for general education teachers to become skilled in working with those who have special needs, but allows Special Education teachers to deepen their knowledge.
Teachers have the opportunity to become certified in Early Childhood Special Education.