Licensure with M.Ed.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education with Intervention Specialist Licensure program is designed for students who hold an existing teaching credential in any discipline and are seeking to add an Ohio K-12 Mild-Moderate Intervention Specialist teaching license and special education master's degree to their teaching credentials. Students should follow a prescribed plan of study created with the assistance of the SEOH program advisor. It may be completed in 2 years as a primarily part-time student. Students may also enroll in the program full-time. M.Ed. students are allowed 5 full years to complete their degree from the date of their program commencement. Credit hour requirements: 42.

Licensure Core (30 credit hours)

EDP 656: Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities
EDP 650A: Trends/Issues in Measurement
EDP 578: Consultation and Collaboration in Special Education
EDP 586: Methods I: Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
EDP 596: Behavioral Interventions
EDP 572: Literacy Seminar: Practicum
EDP 650B: Assistive Technology
EDP 591: Methods II: Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities

The Ohio Department of Education requires a minimum of 12 semester hours of reading coursework (9 semester hours in the teaching of reading and 3 semester hours in the teaching of phonics). Methods I and II fulfill 6 of the 12 literacy hours. Additional reading courses regularly offered in the SEOH course format include:

EDT 642: Phonics and Reading Improvement for the Reading Teacher
EDT 646: Reading and Writing in Content Areas

Graduate Research Core (12 credit hours)

EDP 601: Advanced Educational Psychology
EDP 651: Educational Research
EDP 667: Behavioral Statistics I
EDP 652: Educational Research Practicum