BK Graduate Programs
This interdisciplinary program is co-administered by the Department of Specialized Education Services (SES) and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS). Experienced and committed faculty members from both departments teach, advise, and mentor students through this innovative course of study.
Graduate programs focus on the biological, relational, early educational, social, and cultural foundations of development of young children with and without disabilities and their implications for families.
For more Information about our programs, please review the academic program pages below:
Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Birth-Kindergarten Interdisciplinary Studies in Education and Development
This online program prepares students to assume leadership roles in diverse settings serving young children with and without disabilities, ages birth to five, and their families.
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Birth through Kindergarten Initial Licensure
This online program provides graduate level preparation and experiences in inclusive early childhood that leads to eligibility for an initial North Carolina Birth-Kindergarten (BK) teaching license.
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Leadership in Infant Toddler Learning
This online program provides the preparation necessary to seek employment in leadership positions within early care and education settings.
SOE SCHOLARSHIPS & FUNDING
A variety of financial aid is available to our students, including scholarships based on academic merit and financial need. We invite you to explore the many scholarship and funding opportunities offered in the School of Education.