Intervention Specialist Moderate to Intensive Needs Second License

The Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive graduate level, 2nd licensure program is for licensed teachers seeking to teach children in grades K-12 with moderate/intensive 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 add an additional teaching license that focuses on the most effective methods and strategies to work with students who have moderate to intensive needs for educational intervention.

  • You want a 2nd licensure program with hours that can be applied to the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive degree.

What courses are in this program?

See the Graduate Catalog for required prerequisite courses.

Course Numbers and Titles Credit Hours

Professional Courses:

EDIS 546:  Introduction to Educational Intervention

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

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

EDIS 541:  Creating Effective Learning Environments

EDIS 542:  Communication, Consultation, & Teaming Skills 

EDIS 584:  Communication: Int. Spec. Mod./Intensive

EDIS 585:  Communication Field – Int. Spec. Mod.

EDIS 582:  Advanced Sensory/Motor Intervention

EDIS 583:  Advanced Sensory/Motor Intervention Specialist Field



EDIS 592:  Internship

Total Hours in Program 28-33

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 Campus Cleveland Program Center Columbus Program Center Elyria     Program Center Stark/Massillon Program Center Some Courses May be Available Online
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