Early Childhood Education Special Education

Degree Applicability: Bachelor of Science in Education (Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science options are also available)

A major in Early Childhood Special Education prepares candidates to teach students with special needs from birth through grade 3. It is available as a stand-alone program or in combination with Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood/Elementary Education.

Students must meet all requirements for certification before this degree will be conferred, including passing the following: 1) all sections of the Missouri General Education Assessment (MoGEA); 2) the Professional Development Folio (semester prior to student teaching); 3) the Missouri Content Assessment(s) (MoCA) for each area of certification sought; and 4) a passing composite score on their summative evaluation in the Missouri Educator Evaluation System (MEES).

Jill Crain
Undergraduate Education Advisor for 
Elementary, Early Childhood, Early Childhood Special Education and Child Development programs
Office: FLD-349
Phone: 314-744-7656
Email: jill.crain@mobap.edu