Program Structure

The online Master of Science in Early Intervention requires a minimum of 30 semester hours which consists of 8 three-credit-hour courses and 6-credit hours of practicum experience.

These courses are offered in a synchronous format at this time, meaning it is required to attend these class at set dates and times listed in the Master Class Schedule

Listed below is the tentative course schedule for the Master of Science in Early Intervention. Students should discuss course availability with their major professor prior to each registration period, as the schedule may change.

Core Curriculum Classes Required Hours
HDFS 8823 Advanced Theories of Human Development and Family Relations 3
AELC 8803 Application of Research Methods 3
HDFS 8113 Trends in Infant and Child Development 3
HDFS 8123 Effects of Poverty on Children and Families 3
Early Intervention Content Courses Required Hours
HDFS 8503 Medical Aspects of Developmental Disability in Early Childhood 3
HDFS 8513 Inclusion & Family Centered Early Intervention 3
HDFS 8533 Instructional Strategies & Practice for Early Intervention 3
EDX 6813 Introduction to Assessment in Special Education 3
HDFS 8543 Practicum I 3
HDFS 8553 Practicum II 3
Total Hours 30

Course Rotation

Fall Spring Summer
HDFS 8823 Advanced Theories of Human Development and Family Relations HDFS 8123 Effects of Poverty on Children and Families HDFS 8513 Inclusion and Family Centered Early Intervention
HDFS 8503 Medical Aspects of Developmental Disability in Early Childhood AELC 8803 Application of Research Methods *HDFS 8553 Practicum II
EDX 6813 Introduction to Assessment in Special Education HDFS 8113 Trends in Infant and Child Development HDFS 8533 Instructional Strategies and Practice for Early Intervention
*HDFS 8543 Practicum I

*Practicums can vary and may be offered to accommodate the student’s schedule