EISE Course of Study

Early Intervention Special Educator (EISE)

Course of Study

Program requirements

  • Part-time
  • Fully online
  • Cohort program
  • Field experiences include classroom, home visiting, and consultation in child care models
  • Focus on working with families from diverse backgrounds
  • Preliminary license: 55 credits
  • Endorsement: 21 credits
  • Preliminary license and master's degree: 64 credits

Program of study

Course CR # Sum Fall Win Spr
Year 1          
SPED 580: Introduction to Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education **** 3 x      
SPED 520: Families and Community 3 x      
SPED 583: Communication EI/SE ### 3 x      
SPED 584: Assessment **** 3   x    
SPED 585: Instructional Strategies I **** 3   x    
SPED 586: Instructional Strategies II **** 3     x  
SPED 581: Family Guided Early Intervention **** 3     x  
SPED 509: Practicum: ECSE **** 3       x
SPED 510 Inclusive Early Childhood Models 3       x
Year 2 3        
CI 571: Play Curriculum in Early Childhood Education 3 x      
SPED 596: Research in Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education 3 x      
SPED 579: Research 3 x      
SPED 597: Issues 3   x    
SPED 509: Practicum: Infants and Toddlers **** 3   x    
SPED 506: Culminating Project 3     x  
SPED 582: Specialized Techniques EISE PRAXIS 3     x  
SPED 507: Student Teaching Seminar 1       x
SPED 525: Student Teaching Experience 15       x

**** Courses to add for EI/ECSE Endorsement for those who have a license. Students must complete 509 ECSE and EI. SPED 582 is not required but highly recommended for endorsement.


Field Placement

Out of state applicants, please review the Considerations for EISE Students Field Placement. For questions, please contact the Field Placements office.

Licensure

For general inquiries around licensure, please contact the Licensure office.