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Intervention Specialist Mild to Moderate Needs Second License

The Intervention Specialist Mild-Moderate graduate level, second licensure program is for licensed teachers seeking to teach children in grades K-12 with mild-moderate disabilities and educational needs in a variety of inclusive settings.

Is this program for you?

  • You already have a teaching license, but want to be part of a growth area. The number of special education teachers is expected to increase by 17 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is faster than the average for all occupations. (US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition)

  • You want to effectively collaborate and communicate with all stakeholders of students with disabilities in Ohio K-12 schools.

  • You want a second licensure program with hours that can be applied to the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Intervention Specialist Mild-Moderate degree.

What courses are in this program?

See the Graduate Catalog for required prerequisite courses.

Course Numbers and TitlesCredit Hours

Professional Courses:

EDIS 546: Introduction to Educational Intervention

EDIS 535: Curriculum/Methods for Career/Daily Living Skills

EDIS 541: Creating Effective Learning Environments

EDIS 542: Communication, Consultation & Teaming Skills

EDIS 548: Assessing & Teaching Children with Mild-Moderate Educational Needs

EDIS 507: Language/Communication Disorders in Children & Intervention

EDIS 579: Special Education Law, Policies & Procedures for Intervention Specialist



EDIS 592: Internship

Total Hours in Program 26-31

Where can you take the Professional Courses required for this program?

Graduate classes are offered in face-to-face, hybrid (combination of face-to-face and online) and online formats. Online classes have no face-to-face meetings, but may meet for synchronous classes sessions throughout a given semester or term. While not all courses are available online, many can be found in hybrid formats.

Ashland CampusCleveland Program CenterColumbus Program CenterElyria Program CenterStark/Massillon Program CenterSome Courses May be Available Online