Temple University

MEd in Early Childhood Education and Special Education


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MEd in Early Childhood Education and Special Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MEd in Early Childhood Education and Special Education puts you on the path to earning specialized credentials, plus a Pennsylvania Instructional I Certificate. By successfully completing the program, you will earn Temple’s recommendation to receive Instructional I teacher certification. You will also develop the expertise to earn Early Childhood (PreK through grade 4) and Special Education (PreK through grade 8) teacher certification. In addition to core theory and techniques in reading/literacy, math, science and social studies instruction, you will learn how to educate students with special educational needs in a way that addresses their individual differences. The study of learning processes allows students in this program to understand individual differences in intelligence, cognitive development and self-regulation, as well as their role in learning.


Prepares students to apply for certification with the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must submit an application, official undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, two letters of recommendation, resume and statement of goals

International Student Requirements:

Official document that validates completion and conferral of a degree, diploma, or certificate. Official international transcripts must be mailed. While not required, applicants are encouraged to submit transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation. Official TOEFL or IELTS exam scores required.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 46

In State Tuition (per year): 916 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 1261 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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