Majors and Programs - Exceptional Education and Learning

Bachelor of Science

A. Liberal Education Curriculum RequirementsAll students must fulfill the College’s Liberal Education Curriculum requirements as stated in the Liberal Education Curriculum Bulletin. In addition, all Childhood and Exceptional Education majors must complete:An upper division literature course in English to satisfy the “Humanities” requirementTwo natural science courses with labTwo mathematics... Read more
In addition to admission requirements for the School of Education, Exceptional Education candidates with a Bilingual Extension are required to demonstrate proficiency in the use of grammar, punctuation and syntax in English and Spanish and to demonstrate oral communications skills in both languages.A. Liberal EducationSee requirements as stated in the Liberal Education Curriculum... Read more

Master of Science

The M.S. in Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6) provides a pathway for initial certification in Special Education in New York State. This degree is designed for candidates who are career changers as well as candidates who possess initial certification in Early Childhood Education and/or Childhood Education. Having completed the program, graduates will be positioned to... Read more
The Master of Science in Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6) offered by the SUNY Old Westbury School of Education is designed as a path to professional teacher certification in Students with Disabilities (Grades 1-6). The program is designed for both recent graduates who have completed the requirements for initial teacher certification at the undergraduate level, as well as experienced... Read more