Our Programs

The Department of Early and Special Education at Boise State prepares teachers at the pre-service and in-service levels to more effectively serve all students from birth through 12th grade, with special emphasis on those students with disabilities. The department offers programs for bachelor and master degrees, and undergraduate and graduate certificates.

Bachelor

The department offers five Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree programs that lead to single or dual Idaho teaching certifications.

Single Certification

Blended Early Childhood Special Education

Single Certification
Dual Certification

Early Childhood & Elementary Education

Dual Certification
Dual Certification

Special Education & Early Childhood

Dual Certification
Dual Certification

Special Education & Elementary Education

Dual Certification
Single Certification

Special Education

Single Certification

Undergraduate Certificate

The department offers four undergraduate certificate programs that align with professional roles outside of classroom teaching in early intervention and special education.

Community and Career Readiness Studies

Community and Career Readiness Studies

Early Childhood Intervention Services

Early Childhood Intervention Services

Habilitative Services

Habilitative Services

Special Education Services

Special Education Services

Graduate Certificate

The department offers five graduate certificate programs that align with a variety of professional roles in early intervention and special education.

Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Behavioral Interventions and Supports

Early Childhood Intervention Services and Supports

Early Childhood Intervention Services and Supports

Early Childhood Special Education

Early Childhood Special Education

Habilitative Services and Supports

Habilitative Services and Supports

Instructional Interventions and Supports

Instructional Interventions and Supports

Special Education Services and Supports

Special Education Services and Supports

Master & Doctor

The department offers three graduate degree program options for students with a variety of professional goals in the field. All three graduate degree programs can be completed fully online in a traditional format or through an accelerated option for qualified undergraduate students.

Certification + Master

MIT, Early Childhood Intervention

Certification + Master
Certification + Master

MIT, Special Education

Certification + Master
Master

MEd, Early and Special Education

Master
Cognate in Early Childhood or Special Education

EdD, Curriculum and Instruction

Cognate in Early Childhood or Special Education
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