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Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

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ECED 789: Internship in Early Childhood Special Education Birth - Five

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 6


Enables students to participate full time in an internship in early childhood special education (birth-5). Links university course work to real world of working with children with special needs and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 and 503, and Admission to the Early Childhood Special Educational Licensure Graduate Certificate Program. All standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academic Skills of Educators or qualifying substitution and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met prior to applying to the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

Semesters taught: Fall and Spring

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