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Early Childhood Intervention Services



The Certificate in Early Childhood Intervention Services is designed for individuals who have or are pursuing a degree in elementary education, special education, early childhood education, early childhood special education, speech pathology, general education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work or nursing and are interested in working with infants and toddlers (0-3) with developmental delays or disabilities in the home and community setting.

Department Name: Department of Early and Special Education

Official Certificate Name: Early Childhood Intervention Services Certificate

Certificate Type: Undergraduate Certificate

Scholarship Available!

What can I do with this certificate?

Students completing this certificate meet the criteria to work for the Department of Health and Welfare’s Infant Toddler Program as a Developmental Specialist or for a Developmental Disability Agency (DDA) as a 0-3 Intervention Specialist. The Department of Health and Welfare maintains a list of DDAs.

Developmental Specialists provide early intervention evidence based practices through consultation and education to families and caregivers by providing routine-based interventions in the child’s natural environment (homes childcare, etc.).

Interventionist Specialists are primarily focused on teaching adaptive skills and supporting the development of pro-social behaviors.

For students who already have a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, you may be interested in the Graduate Certificate in Early Childhood Intervention Services and Support and/or MEd in Early and Special Education.

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Costs and Scholarships

Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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