Forever change how you think of and interact with young children in your classroom.
Be well prepared to educate students from birth through second grade with varying learning abilities, developmental delays and/or disabilities.
Upon completing this program, you’ll be eligible to earn the LBS1 endorsement and Early Childhood Special Education letter of approval from the Illinois State Board of Education. This educator license allows you to teach general education to young children with special needs.
Already hold a valid teaching license? You can earn the LBS1 endorsement and Early Childhood Special Education letter of approval by completing just four courses in the curriculum.
SPECIAL EDUCATION / LBS1 ENDORSEMENT HIGHLIGHTS
Personalized your ECE degree to focus on special education. Program length is 50-credit hours.
Sharpen your competitive edge in the marketplace.
Add valuable endorsements to your resume through this in person program.
You’ll in the field for a least 15 hours per endorsement course working directly with infants, toddlers or young children with special needs, and their families.
Lean into Erikson’s comprehensive career advancement support.
Depending on your goals, choose from a 2 year, 28-month, or 3 year programs.
FINANCIAL SUPPORT & SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS
With dozens of scholarships and financial aid opportunities, our team is here to help you make your graduate education more affordable.
Based on your unique professional goals, we can help you understand tuition and expenses, and identify possible financial support opportunities.