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

United States



Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S. - Child and Family Studies: Early Childhood Special Education.

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Early Childhood Special Education is a degree that has been jointly developed with the special education department. This degree is for those persons who would like to assume teaching positions in programs for young children who have disabilities or in programs working with parents of such children. The M.S. in Child and Family Studies: Early Childhood Special Education offers two track: Plan A, students complete a these at 32 credits; and Plang B, students complete starred papers at 36 credits.



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