Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education – Early Childhood Special Education (MSEd)
Welcome to the Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education – Early Childhood Special Education (MSEd). Use this page as a guide to the program from acceptance to graduation for Track 3.
This master’s degree program is designed to provide advanced training to certified special education teachers who need graduate work leading to a master’s degree for professional certification in special education. It is also designed for those with special education certification who are seeking to further their knowledge/skills and gain an additional age-level certificate (birth to grade 2 or grades 1-6).
Certification and Licensure
This program leads to professional certification in Students with Disabilities Birth to Grade 2.
Course Sequence and Program Tracker
Students must meet with their faculty advisors to determine their particular course of study before registering for classes.
Course Sequence for Students with Prior Early Childhood Special Education Certification
Course Sequence for Students with Initial Special Education Certification Other Than Early Childhood Special Education
Course Descriptions, Progress Standards and Exit Requirements
Review the course descriptions, progress standards, and exit requirements in the Course Catalog for Track 3 based on start date.
Course Sequence Summer 2022 onward
Course Sequence prior to Summer 2022
Newly Accepted Students: Getting Started
Welcome to the School of Education! Visit the Newly Accepted Students page for a checklist to get you started at Hunter College.
New Student Support
If at any point you need support, please reach out to our New Student Liaison, Kristen Hall at email@example.com or make an appointment.
Newly Accepted Students: Orientations
Welcome to the School of Education! Students will attend two orientations to cover all the information needed to start your program:
- General New Student Orientation
- Program Advising Session
General New Student Orientation
The School of Education hosts monthly virtual new graduate student orientations titled “New Student Orientation – Teacher Education and Leadership”. These 60 minute online sessions will provide you with an overview of Hunter College and the School of Education. Additionally, you will find answers to many of your questions regarding registration, student life and certification. See “Program Related Events” below for details about upcoming sessions.
Program Advising Session
The Professional Certification (Advanced Preparation) in Special Education – Early Childhood Special Education (MSEd) program hosts program advising sessions that cover the course of study, progress standards and fieldwork requirements. See “Program Related Events” below for details about upcoming sessions.