The program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a certification in PreK-4 with Elementary Special Education (PreK-8). Students need not have a background in education to apply, making this program perfect for career changers and those with a variety of educational backgrounds. Upon completion, students can easily transition into one of our Master of Education programs.

Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Delivery: 100% Online (with no required live online sessions except for the Student Teaching Seminar, which requires live online sessions.)  
  • Length: Varies based on incoming credits and credit load per semester. Typically completed in 12-24 months.
  • Enrolling New Students: August, January, May, and June
  • Cost: View our affordable tuition rates. Receive a 20% Alumni Discount if you earned a degree from EU!
  • Financial Aid: Discover our partner grantsmilitary benefits, and federal and state financial aid options that may be available to you. Students can also utilize the Rising Stars Tuition Assistance program, which pays 95% of tuition costs for eligible college coursework taken by early learning professionals (maximum benefit of $6,000 each fiscal year).

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