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Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education

Grand Canyon University

48 months
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16500 USD/year
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About

Grand Canyon University’s Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education is offered by the College of Education. This degree prepares aspiring teacher candidates to pursue a career devoted to helping young children strive to reach their full potential as learners and community members.

Overview

Key facts

Students who earn an Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Special Education degree at Grand Canyon University are well-positioned to recognize the signs of developmental delays and disabilities, and to work with families, schools and other stakeholders to meet the needs of these exceptional children.

This dual bachelor’s degree combines the specializations of early childhood education and special education. Teacher candidates explore the education of children with and without exceptionalities, as well as concepts of child, family and community collaboration and advocacy.

GCU’s early childhood special education degree emphasizes the value of servant leadership and Christian ethics. Aspiring teacher candidates may pursue a career working with children during a critical period in their development, when the right role models can encourage these young learners to embrace creativity, strive toward literacy and develop an enduring love of learning.

Careers

There are many possible career paths for individuals with a background in early childhood special education. This degree could equip you to work in any of these settings:

  • Early childhood education centers
  • Public and private preschool/pre-K
  • Public and private elementary school
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Educational policy organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Foundations of Early Childhood and Special Education
  • Legal Aspects of Special Education with an Emphasis in Early Childhood
  • Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
  • Arizona and Federal Government 
  • Child Development Including Health, Safety, and Nutrition
  • Child, Family, Cultural, Community Relationships, and Advocacy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Grand Canyon University (GCU) welcomes applicants 16 years old and older for admission consideration. We seek future graduates with diverse interests, experiences and perspectives, ready to capture academic opportunities with creativity and enthusiasm.
  • Although GCU seeks to integrate Christian faith and practice into all aspects of campus life, no statement of faith or religious affiliation is required of prospective students, with the exception of majors in the College of Theology. Theology majors are required to affirm GCU's Doctrinal Statement and the College of Theology Covenant.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 USD per semester during 48 months.

Online fee: $477 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

900 - 1450 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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