Department of Teacher Education

Master of Education and Licensure in Intervention Specialist, Mild to Moderate

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The Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate licensure and degree program is offered at the graduate level. The program can be completed on either a part-time or full-time basis. 

The Intervention Specialist - Mild/Moderate program of study provides a multiage license and a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree.

Candidates who have an undergraduate degree in education may have already met some of the program requirements. Please contact the Intervention Specialist program director for details.

Candidates are eligible for an Ohio Resident Educator Intervention Specialist license in Mild/Moderate Needs (K-12) after successfully completing the program requirements and passing the state required Ohio Assessments for Educators for teacher licensure. 

Why Choose the Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate Program?

  • Earn a Masters degree and an Intervention Specialist Mild Moderate teaching license
  • Intervention Specialists have extensive job opportunities locally, statewide, and nationally
  • Personally rewarding career field
  • Hybrid program - both online and face-to-face courses
  • Flexible courses offerings (summer, evening)

Contact Information

Dr. Nimisha Patel
310 Allyn Hall
(937) 775-2677
nimisha.patel@wright.edu

Dr. James Dunne
327 Allyn Hall
(937) 775-3913
james.dunne@wright.edu


Academics and Curriculum

M.Ed. degree and Licensure Requirements


Admission

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA OR 2.7 cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA and GRE score or MAT score in the 50th percentile or better
  • Submit a clear FBI and BCI criminal background check

The following requirements are effective for Summer 2020 and beyond**:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • 3.0 cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA OR 2.75 cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA and GRE or MAT score in the 50th percentile or better
  • Demonstration of reading, math, and writing competency on a nationally normed test

    • One of the following Reading scores:

      • ACT Reading score of 22 or better
      • SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing score of 543 or better
      • ETS Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Reading score of 168 or better
      • GRE Verbal Reasoning (Reading) score of 151 or better

    • One of the following Math scores:

      • ACT Math score of 22 or better
      • SAT Math score of 533 or better
      • ETS Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Math score of 162 or better
      • GRE Quantitative Reasoning (Math) score of 153 or better

    • One of the following Writing scores (beginning in 2021):

      • ACT Writing score of 6 or better
      • SAT Essay-Writing Dimension score of 5 or better
      • ETS Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Writing score of 165 or better
      • GRE Analytical Writing score of 4 or better

  • Dispositional Assessment: Candidate Disposition Inventory (CDI)
  • Submit a clear FBI and BCI criminal background check.

Admission Process

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Submit a clear FBI and BCI criminal background check. You can make appointments for FBI and BCI background checks by calling the Educational Resource Center at (937) 775-2878.

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If your reading, writing, or math ACT/SAT scores do not meet the minimum scores listed above, complete the appropriate ETS Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators test.

Questions about the graduate school application?  Contact:

Graduate School
Location: 344 Student Union
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (937) 775-2976
Fax: (937) 775-2453
Toll-free Number: 1-800-452-4723
Email: wsugrad@wright.edu