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MAT: Intervention Specialist: Mild to Moderate

The theme for all Muskingum University teacher education programs is "Developing teacher-leaders who encourage, equip and empower all students." MAT initial licensure programs are designed to prepare graduates to successfully demonstrate competence on PRAXIS III, the State of Ohio's entry-year teacher performance assessment.

Intervention Specialist: Mild to Moderate, ages 5-21 (62 credit hours) is a multi-age, special education licensure program that prepares individuals to teach students with mild to moderate needs.

Professional Education Courses 36 Credit Hours
EDUC 500* Social Foundations of Education (3)
EDUC 514 Multi-Age Curriculum and Instruction (3)
EDUC 528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3)

EDUC 531* Nature and Needs of Students with Disabilities (3)
EDUC 532* Differentiation in the Content Areas (3)
EDUC 534* Instructional Services for Children with Mild/Moderate Needs (3)
EDUC 536* Co-Teaching and Collaboration in Education (2)
EDUC 550 Child, Adolescent and Youth Development (3)
EDUC 554* Middle Childhood Math Methods (3)
EDUC 555* Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management and Support (2)
EDUC 568 Assessment in Education (3)
EDUC 570* Professional Practices in Special Education (2)
EDUC 599* Early Childhood Math Methods (3)


Reading Courses 12 Credit Hours
previous reading coursework may satisfy reading course requirements
EDUC 520* Language, Literacy and Communication (3)
EDUC 521 Phonics and the Reading Process (3)
EDUC 523* Content Area Literacy (3)
EDUC 524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)

Communication and Technology Course 3 Credit Hours
EDUC 517 Educational and Assistive Technology (3)

Clinical Practice Courses 11 Credit Hours
EDUC 626 Intervention Specialist Clinical Practice (8)
EDUC 627.6 Clinical Practice and Professional Development Seminar (3)

*Additional field hours are required

Bold– Foundational Education Courses

For a complete listing of MAT requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).