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School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Special Education, MEd - Concentration in Early Childhood (Non-licensure Program)

The Early Childhood Special Education concentration provides graduates with the highly specialized knowledge, training and experience to lead students to improved educational and life-skill outcomes.

This 30-credit concentration is for professionals who already hold an early childhood special education teacher license or are interested in working in an early childhood special education context outside the classroom. Students who wish to seek early childhood education licensure are advised to consider completing the Early Childhood Special Education Licensure certificate program in conjunction with the MEd. Students may use their certificate coursework to fulfill the elective credits for the MEd degree program.

Special Education, MEd - Concentration in Early Childhood (Non-licensure Program) Degree Requirements

Required Courses (15 credits)

Electives (15 credits)

Choose 15 credits from graduate ECED-prefix courses.

Note: A professional portfolio is required. The portfolio reflects the student’s professional development throughout the program and contains examples of performance assessments associated with standards.

Total: 30 credits