Initial Licensure with M.Ed.

The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education with Initial Teaching Certification program is designed for students seeking their first teaching credential, an Ohio K-12 Mild-Moderate Intervention Specialist teaching license and special education master's degree. Students should follow a prescribed plan of study created with the assistance of the program advisor. Licensure may be earned in 15 months en route to earning the degree within 2 years as a primarily part-time student. M.Ed. students are allowed 5 full years to complete their degree from the date of their program commencement.

Credit hour requirements: 49

Licensure Core (37 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 571: Literacy Seminar: Clinical
EDP 650K: Literacy and Assistive Technology
EDP 605: Field Experience in Special Education
EDP 591: Methods II: Teaching Students with Mild/Moderate Disabilities
EDP 605F: Supervised Field Experience, Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist

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