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Special Education Overview

While each option below is designed to develop expertise in teaching students with disabilities at a specific developmental level, a common core of courses is required across all special education options

The 36-Credit M.S.Ed. Program in Early Childhood:

EDS 701 (3), EDS 702 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 703 (3), EDS 704 (3), EDS 705 (3), EDS 741 (3), EDS 706 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 36-Credit M.S.Ed. Program Childhood:

EDS 701 (3), EDS 707 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 708 (3), EDS 709 (3), EDS 710 (3), EDS 741 (3), EDS 711 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 36-Credit M.S.Ed. Program in Students with Disabilities Grade 7-12 Generalist:

EDS 712 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 714 (3), EDS 716 (3), EDS 741 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3), ESC 519 (3), ESC 532 (3), ESC 533 (3) or ESC 534 (3), EDR 713 (3)

The 48-Credit Dual Certification Program in Early Childhood Special Education and General Education:

EDS 701 (3), EDS 702 (3), (12 credits in Early Childhood Education from the Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education to be determined upon consultation with the Special Education Advisor): EDS 743 (3), EDS 703 (3), EDS 704 (3), EDS 705 (3), EDS 741 (3), EDS 706 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 48-Credit Dual Certification Program in Childhood Special Education and Childhood Education:

EDS 701 (3), EDS 707 (3), (12 credits in Childhood Education from the Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education to be determined upon consultation with the Special Education Advisor), EDS 743 (3), EDS 708 (3), EDS 709 (3), EDS 710 (3), EDS 741 (3), EDS 711 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 42-Credit Certification Program in Bilingual Early Childhood Special Education:

*EBS 701 (3), EDS 702 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 703 (3), EDS 704 (3), EDC 738 (3), EDC 739 (3), EDC/EDE 727 (3), *EBS 741 (3), EDS 706 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 42-Credit Certification Program in Bilingual Childhood Special Education:

*EBS 701 (3), EDS 707 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 708 (3), EDS 709 (3), EDE 738 (3), EDE 739 (3), EDC/EDE 727 (3), *EBS 741 (3), EDS 711 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 48-Credit Dual Certification Program in Bilingual Early Childhood Special Education and Bilingual Early Childhood Education:

*EBS 701 (3), EDS 702 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 703 (3), EDS 704 (3), EDC 738 (3), EDC 739 (3), EDC/EDE 727 (3), EDC 715 (3); EDC 717 (3), *EBS 741 (3), EDS 706 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

The 48-Credit Dual Certification Program in Bilingual Childhood Special Education and Bilingual Childhood Education:

EBS 701(3), EDS 707 (3), EDS 743 (3), EDS 708 (3), EDS 709 (3), EDE 738 (3), EDE 739 (3), EDE/EDC 727 (3), EDE 715 (3), EDE 717 (3), EBS 741 (3), EDS 711 (3), EDS 715 (3), EDS 718 (3), EDS 719 (3), EDS 720 (3).

NOTE: A 15-18-credit bilingual extension may be elected as an addition to any of the above programs. A 9-credit annotation for teaching individuals with severe disabilities may be elected upon completion of any of the above programs. A 12-credit extension for teaching individuals who are gifted and talented may be added upon completion of any of the above programs.

To obtain Special Education Certification in New York State, all applicants will be required to pass the New York State Content Specialty Test in Special Education and the NYS Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) when appropriate.

Last modified: 7/14/2014