If you desire your license to become an Intervention Specialist - start here.
Malone's program equips educators to effectively teach children with mild to moderate educational needs in grades K-12. You'll take courses on developmental characteristics, instructional interventions, classroom management, and special education law. Your coursework also will include preparation for the Ohio Reading endorsement.
"My father called me 'teacher' because it was a dream come true for him..."
- Moses Rumano
Assistant Professor of Education
Foundation Courses (12-14 hours)
- EDUC 503 - Social and Cultural Diversity from a Christian Worldview
- EDUC 510 - Techniques of Research
- EDUC 511 - Action Research
- EDUC 624 - Critical Issues in Education
- EDUC 696 - Graduate Research Project
Core Courses (23 hours)
- SPED 547 - Language Development and Differences
- SPED 554 - Classroom Management and Motivation
- SPED 558 - Characteristics of Learners with Mild/Moderate Educational Needs
- SPED 582 - Assessment in Special Education
- SPED 625 - Communication, Collaboration, and Advocacy
- SPED 630 - Practicum in Special Education
- SPED 647 - Literacy Assessment and Intervention
- SPED 655 - Interventions for Mild/Moderate Educational Needs
Ohio Reading Endorsement Requirements (12 hours)
To meet the requirements for licensure, the candidate must also meet the Ohio reading requirements. This may have been met in the undergraduate program or can be completed by taking the following courses:
- SPED 540 - Criticism of Children's and Young Adults' Literature
- SPED 542 - Reading in the Content Areas
- SPED 544 - Phonics and Structure of English Language
- SPED 546 - Theory and Practice of the Teaching of Reading
If EDUC 696 is taken for only 1 credit, electives may be taken to complete the minimum credits required for this program.