Early Childhood Education B.S. (Special Education)
A concentration in Special Education can be combined with B.S. degree programs in Early Childhood Education (PreK-4). The program prepares candidates with the knowledge base, skills, and competencies necessary to meet the needs of students with disabilities in multiple settings.
Throughout the program, teacher candidates will develop personal and professional competencies by participating in both theoretical and applied experiences. All teacher candidates complete a set of core experiences in professional education, including participation in guided fieldwork. Graduates are certified to teach in preK-grade 4 and special education PreK-12 in Pennsylvania.
The initial teacher preparation and advanced educator programs in the School of Nursing, Education, and Human Studies have been accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Shelly M. Haser, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Early Childhood/Special Ed. Programs
Vicki J. Donne, D.Ed.
Department Head, Education
- 4-Year Course Plan: w/ Special Education PK-12 Major
Freshman Year, Fall
Freshman Year, Spring
Sophomore Year, Fall
Sophomore Year, Spring
Junior Year, Fall
Junior Year, Spring
Senior Year, Fall
- EDUC3165* Teaching Eng. Lang. Learners
- ECED2140* Reading Difficulties & Diagnosis
- RDSP6010 Structured Literacy
- SPED3055* Autism Spectrum Disorders
- SPED 3060* Students w/Low-Incidence Dis.
- ECED4000 Social Studies Methods
- ECED4060 Pre-Student Teaching (0 credits)
- Retake SPED0101 PECT PREP (0 credits) if needed
- Re-take SPED PECT if not passed
- Apply for Student Teaching
- Admission Requirements
To receive acceptance to Robert Morris University's education programs, students must meet one of the following sets of academic criteria listed here:
Additional admission requirements for RMU education programs are available on this page.
These are some of the classes for students in this academic program:
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