3+1 Educator preparation

Early childhood education or intervention specialist with MAEd

Educators are in high demand, and Bluffton University is offering a uniquely designed 3+1 program for students to complete a bachelors and a Master of Arts in Education with reading endorsement in just four years.  

Two options:

  • BA with early childhood major and licensure and MAEd with reading endorsement 
  • BA with intervention specialist major and licensure and MAEd with reading endorsement 

The following requirements must be met to be eligible: 

  • High school GPA of 3.4 
  • ACT composite of 24 
  • SAT 1110 (verbal and math)  

A FOUR-YEAR COURSE PLAN  is provided for each program as a guideline.

The four-year schedule is not flexible and must be closely followed to ensure all requirements are met.

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