Master of Arts in Education -
Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate
(Additional License)

MVNU now offers a master's degree program leading to Ohio licensure as an Intervention Specialist for Mild/Moderate Disabilities in a fully online format. The Intervention Specialist (IS) program is specifically designed to meet the needs of:

  • Teachers with an interest in and commitment to serving pupils with disabilities.
  • Licensed Early Childhood Education, Middle Childhood Education, Adolescent Young Adult, or Multi-Age teachers who wish to enhance their credentials to include Intervention Specialist licensure and a Master's degree.
  • Educators serving pupils with disabilities on a temporary or alternative special education license who wish to gain credentials needed to improve their employment options.

The IS program course work includes:

  • A total of 30 semester hours of course work with embedded clinical practice hours and a 75 clock hour capstone advanced practicum experience
  • Course work delivered entirely online
  • Completion of licensure requirements in approximately 18 months.
  • Qualified faculty with a depth of experience in serving students with disabilities.
  • A supportive, intentionally Christian learning environment.
  • Being part of a cohort that supports and maximizes learning.
  • Assistance with financial aid to make your degree affordable.

Time Commitment

The ISP program is a blend of classroom and field experience that will provide candidates with the knowledge and confidence to serve the special population of students with mild/moderate disabilities. Classroom instruction is offered entirely online in a supportive cohort group.

A total of 30 clinical practice hours is embedded in course work. Candidates complete clinical hours on their own time with a student(s) with disabilities. In addition, candidates complete a 75 clock hour advanced practicum experience in a school setting at the end of the program.

See the course list for descriptions of each class.

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