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Special Education - Early Childhood ECIS Option*

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*Master's in Education, Special Education - Early Childhood and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ECIS) License Option is for students who have already earned certification/licensure in Early Childhood Education or K-12 Special Education. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Majors in this program are prepared to teach young children with disabilities, between the ages of 3 to 8 years, in a variety of settings where services are provided to students requiring specialized interventions to experience success in the education environment.

Successful completion of the program as well as specialized Praxis II exams leads to recommendation for the Ohio Department of Education's Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ECIS) teaching license.

ECIS is a 36-Hour Program

Core Courses - 12 hours
Specialty Courses in Special Education, Early Childhood - 18 hours
Culminating Activity (Thesis, Project or Comprehensive Exam) - 6 hours

Program requirements are subject to change. Consult your academic adviser or the University catalog for up-to-date information, program and course descriptions.

For more information please contact:

UT Online Admissions

Admissions specialist: Kasia Varsak, 419-530-4011, 855.327.5695

The University of Toledo is regionally accredited by the North Central Association (NCA) and is authorized to offer degrees online. The Judith Herb College of Education is accredited by The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Last Updated: 4/14/15