St. Cloud State University

College of Education

Child and Family Studies: Early Childhood Special Education

Address:

St. Cloud State UniversitySchool of Graduate Studies720 Fourth Avenue South

Stewart Hall 257

Saint Cloud, MN 56301

United States

Phone:

1-320-308-0121

Program Information

Degree Offered:

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

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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