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Special Education - Early Childhood and Elementary, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Abilene, TX, United States
Special Education - Early Childhood and Elementary degree from Abilene Christian University prepares students to serve children in both self-contained special education and regular education contexts.
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At Special Education - Early Childhood and Elementary degree from Abilene Christian University students are prepared to meet the needs of diverse populations, from those with mild learning differences to those with significant disabilities. 

This program includes extensive field experiences in contexts that include early childhood, primary, and intermediate classrooms. In these experiences, you will actively engage in assessment and instruction, learning how to adapt for the specific needs of each child. 


  • Special Education Teacher 
  • Elementary or preschool teacher
  • Children’s minister
  • Early intervention specialist
  • Educational consultant

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    130 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective Teaching Strategies for English Language Learners
  • Teaching Students with Special Needs
  • Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Children
  • Teaching Students with High Incidence Disabilities
  • Integrating the Arts Across the Elementary School Curriculum
  • Integrated Math and Science: PreK-2 
  • Teaching Social Studies in Pre K - Grade 8 
  • Teaching Math in Elementary Grades 3-6 
  • Elementary Curriculum, Materials, and Media
  • Elementary Management and Methods
  • Clinical Teaching 

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • Complete an Application for Admission. There is a $50 nonrefundable application fee.
  • Send your official high school and/or college transcript(s) 
  • Standardized Test Scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39350 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Abilene

  • 932 - 1730 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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