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BSE MS Elementary Special Education
Dual Degree

B.S.E., Elementary and Special Ed/M.S., Speech Language Pathology

The B.S.E. in Integrated Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education, with a Concentration in Speech-Language Pathology, joins undergraduate teacher preparation (B.S.E.) with a master's (M.S.) in speech-language pathology. If candidates maintain the dual degree requirements during the undergraduate portion of their program, they receive automatic admission into the graduate speech-language pathology program.

The Program

The B.S.E. in Integrated Early Childhood, Elementary and Special Education, with a Concentration in Speech-Language Pathology, is a dual degree program. Candidates complete a four-year undergraduate teacher certification program (B.S.E.) and a two-year master's (M.S.) program. The undergraduate program consists of a full major from the College of Arts and Sciences, a full major from the College of Education and Human Services, a general education sequence, six preparatory courses in speech-language pathology, and school based clinical experiences and practice. The undergraduate portion of the program is a minimum of 141 credits. Please visit The Office of Clinical Experiences and Applied Research for more information about clinical experiences.

The program is aligned with the standards of the following national and professional associations:
Association for Childhood Education International
Council for Exceptional Children
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
The Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium

Luisa Rinaudo

"Seton Hall’s dual degree program has provided me with a wonderful support system, lasting memories, and countless strategies that I will be able to use in both graduate school and in my future career!" 

Luisa Rinaudo '19


The faculty in the College of Education and Human Services are expert researchers and practitioners in teacher and leader preparation as well as professional psychology and family therapy. Many are actively engaged with schools and community agencies, modeling best practices to their students in the university classroom and in the field. Collaboration within departments and across is encouraged with the recognition that supporting and improving the lives of children, families and communities is a complex process. View all faculty »

Grace May
Grace May
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Lauren McFadden
Associate Professor of Elementary and Special Education
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Mary Mueller
Mary Mueller
Associate Professor
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