St. Cloud State University
College of Education
Child and Family Studies: Early Childhood Special Education
St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South
Stewart Hall 257
Saint Cloud, MN 56301
M.S. - Child and Family Studies: Early Childhood Special Education.
The Early Childhood Special Education program will prepare you for work in a home visit program for parents of infants and toddlers with disabilities or as a teacher public or private preschool program for children with and without disabilities. Your learning will be guided by philosophies that support the interactive nature of child-environment exchanges and their importance to children's ongoing developmental progress. You will learn assessment, evaluation, child intervention strategies and family interaction strategies, to aid you in identifying and providing services for young children with disabilities. Master's candidates will learn critical skills in research and comprehensive literature review.
Accreditation:National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
International Student Requirements:In addition to submitting an application, application fee, GRE/GMAT scores if required by the program, and 3 letters of recommendation, international students must also submit scores from a language admission exam and financial documentation showing the ability to cover the cost of graduate study. Qualifying language admission exams and required scores are as follows: TOEFL: 550 on the paper exam or 79 on the iBT with no subscore under 17; Michigan Placement Test: 80; IELTS: 6.5.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
# of Credits Required: 32-36
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 344.74 resident/ 538.86 non-resident USD
In State Tuition (per year): 9170 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 13829 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999