School of Education - George Mason University

Special Education, MED Concentration in Early Childhood Special Education Licensure

Early childhood special education teachers have the opportunity to influence the academic future of these children. Intervening at this early age increases the chance for children to improve in areas such as social skills, motor skills, language, and speech

This 36-credit concentration offers required coursework for teacher licensure in Early Childhood Special Education. Students who have completed graduate or undergraduate coursework equivalent to concentration coursework prior to admission to this program may request that some courses in this concentration be waived. Students who are eligible to waive coursework must complete a minimum of 30 graduate-level credits to graduate. A grade of B- or better must be earned in all coursework.

In addition to the ECED concentration coursework, students must complete mandated state/accreditation assessments.

This concentration qualifies for Title IV Federal Financial Aid. For more information about program graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our disclosure information page.


Total Credits: 36