Early Childhood Special Education Master's in Education (available on campus or online)

Degree Overview

The Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) Program is a graduate program that provides students with the necessary experiences and information to work with young children, both typically developing and those with disabilities, and their families in a variety of settings, including both home and school. The program also focuses on working effectively with families and children from a variety of cultures and how to provide intervention in a culturally consistent manner.

Admission Requirements

To apply, see the application procedures and admission criteria.


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Degree Requirements

The Masters program in ECSE is 30 credit hours. In the campus program there are six required courses. Additional coursework is negotiated with the advisor. The online program coursework is set and can be found at Mizzou Online.

Full degree requirements are listed in the Master’s Student Handbook.