MAEd in Mild/Moderate Educational Needs + Intervention Specialist Initial Licensure

MAEd in Mild/Moderate Educational Needs + Intervention Specialist Initial Licensure


  • 2-year program beginning in May
  • Finish in 6 semesters, Part-time


Program Features

Educator Shortage Grant Opportunity

Admissions, Financial Aid and Tuition


MAEd in Mild/Moderate Educational Needs + Intervention Specialist Initial Licensure: 6 Semesters
BW’s Master of Arts in Education in mild/moderate educational needs with initial intervention specialist licensure program prepares teachers to fulfill a statewide and national need for intervention specialists able to work in inclusive settings as consultant teachers, small group instructors, resource room teachers, transition service coordinators and co-teachers in an inclusive classroom.

    • Flexible, online coursework
    • Finish in 6, semesters, attending part-time
    • Extensive field and clinical work in a school district local to you
    • A cohort model that allows you to build strong relationships with peers and faculty
    • Priority matching with a mentor teacher
    • Customizable fieldwork, so you can focus on the grades that you want to teach, while still being prepared to teach in and licensed for K-12
    • Fifty-six semester hours lead to an MAEd degree and an initial intervention specialist license
    • Successful completion of the state exam is required for license eligibility in mild/moderate educational needs

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions Coming Soon

  • First Summer
    • EDU 505 (2) Teaching Profession
    • EDU 533 (3) Teaching Strategies and Management Skills
    • EDU 512 (3) Psychological Foundations
    • EDU 504(3) Phonics and Spelling Development

    First Fall
    • EDU 541 (3) Foundations of Reading and Language Arts
    • EDU 596 (3) Culturally Responsive Curriculum
    • EDU 573 (3) Education of Children with Special Needs
    • EDU 574 (3) Intro to Students with Mild/Moderate Ed. Needs

    First Spring
    • EDU 543 (3) Diagnostic and Corrective Reading Methods
    • EDU 514 (3) Instructional Technology: Tools and Resources
    • EDU 577 (3) Assessment for Students with Mild/Moderate Ed. Needs
    • EDU 594 (3) Remediation Across the Curriculum

    Second Summer
    • EDU 563 (3) Advanced Topics in Special Education
    • EDU 542 (3) Reading in the Content Area
    • EDU 575 (3) Professional Collaboration and Transition Development

    Second Fall
    • EDU 5XX (3) Methods of Teaching Students with M/M Ed. Needs
    • EDU 576 (3) Classroom Management for Students with M/M Ed. Needs

    Second Spring
    • EDU 578 (5) Clinical Practice in Mild/Moderate Education
    • EDU 531 (1) Integrative Seminar

Ohio’s Addressing the Educator Shortage Grant Opportunity

With recent funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education under the Addressing the Educator Shortages grant program, those enrolling in this program may qualify for non-repayable grants of up to $4,000. These State grants bring tuition down from $32,205 to $28,205.*

*other parameters may apply


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