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Embrace, Educate, Empower with Mississippi State Online

Ignite your future at Mississippi State University Online by earning your Master of Science in Early Intervention. As a public land-grant and world-class research institution we pride ourselves on the rich discoveries our students uncover.

The Early Intervention program is an innovative and comprehensive program designed to address the shortage of trained professionals with expertise in working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with special needs and their families.

What to Expect

Early intervention specialists are child development experts who design and modify evidence-based plans to improve the highest level of function for young children. The Master of Science in Early Intervention degree program of study is framed by developmental, ecological, and family systems theories and recommended practices that emphasize the interactive nature of child development.

The program will draw upon a range of approaches that acknowledge the central role of the family in a child's life with services provided in natural, community-based, and clinical environments.

Advance Your Career Opportunities

Graduates career opportunities include:

  • IDEA- Part C programs
  • early care and education programs
  • preschool classrooms
  • hospitals and clinics
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