Birth-Kindergarten Initial Licensure, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

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The certificate is available to individuals with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, early childhood special education, or a related field.

Students who wish to transition into the M.Ed. program must submit a new application for the M.Ed. to the Graduate School. It is the students' responsibility to initiate the process and review it with their advisor.

Certificate Program Requirements

Required: 20 credit hours

Birth-Kindergarten Initial Licensure Required Courses (20 credits)
SES 601Introduction to Inclusive Birth-Kindergarten Services3
SES 603Screening/Assessment in Inclusive Early Childhood Services3
SES/HDF 606Preschool-Kindergarten Learning in Inclusive Settings4
SES/HDF 607Infant-Toddler Learning in Inclusive Settings4
SES 649CPracticum in Special Education6
Total Credit Hours20