Admissions: Programs of Study


Early Childhood and Elementary Education


Marywood's program prepares you for the challenges and rewards of teaching persons with exceptional learning needs at all levels of development from birth to age twenty-one. Your coursework in professional studies and liberal arts -- taught in small classes and enhanced with real-world experience beginning in your first year -- will emphasize creative thinking, the evaluation of contemporary educational issues, and development of leadership skills. The faculty will consider you a professional colleague as well as a student: teacher candidates are required to maintain professional membership in the Council for Exceptional Children. You'll graduate prepared to be a leader in the areas of mental retardation, behavior disorders, learning disabilities, and multiple disabilities; you'll be ready to serve as a teacher in grades K through 12 in a school or residential setting, as a professional in adult services, or in another position of responsibility in this growing field.

Degree: Bachelor of Science (BS) in Early Childhood and Elementary Education
Program Website
College: Reap College of Education and Human Development
Department Website: Education

Accreditations

Middle States Commission on Higher Education
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Pennsylvania Department of Education

Contact Information

Office of University Admissions
866-279-9663
Email: YourFuture@marywood.edu

Department Chairperson: Dr. Patricia Sullivan Arter
570-348-6297
Department email: education@marywood.edu

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