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Childhood Education

Examine critical education issues and gain the skills and experience to thrive as a teacher in today's urban classrooms. Our Childhood Education program prepares teachers who recognize the capacities, strengths, and needs of all children and their families in urban settings.

Bachelor of Science
Childhood Education and Childhood Special Education
Grades 1–6, Initial Certification

Gain hands-on experience student teaching in schools and collaborating with families to teach children with varying capacities and needs.


Master of Arts
Childhood Education and Childhood Special Education
Grades 1–6, Initial Certification

Learn to educate children at all learning levels and become eligible for initial teaching certification in general and special education for grades 1–6.


Master of Arts
Childhood Special Education
Grades 1–6, Professional Certification

Expand your teaching skills through pedagogy and fieldwork and prepare to earn professional certification to work with students with or without disabilities.


Master of Arts in Teaching
Inclusive Childhood Education: Teacher Residency
Initial Certification

In one year, you’ll earn your master of arts in teaching (MAT) through an immersive teacher residency experience paired with technology-enhanced course work.


Doctor of Philosophy
Teaching and Learning

Become a first-rate scholar and practitioner in a focus area of your choosing, including literacy education, mathematics education, special education, and more.


Teacher Education

Explore a career as a classroom teacher or in fields such as psychology, advocacy, or social work through the study of education and human development in this undergraduate minor.

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