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Master of Education Degree Programs

All graduate programs are available online or on campus in a face-to-face format and are fully accredited by NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education).

Focus areas:

  • Intervention Specialist Program (MMIS)
  • Professional Education Program  (Computer/Technology Endorsement)
  • Teaching Program (Reading Endorsement)

 

Course Requirements

Intervention Specialist Program

M1 Licensure Only, Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS)

For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and has a teaching license, this program offers licensure only in the area of Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS).

Content Courses (33 hours):
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 510 Foundations in Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 553 Assessment in Special Education
ED 554 Instructional Strategies for Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 630 Collaborative Teaming and Problem Solving
ED 652 Student/Class Management
ED 660 Practicum in Special Education

 

M2 Master of Education with an
Initial License, Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS)

For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and has a teaching license, this program offers a Master of Education degree with an initial licensure in the area of Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS).

Content Courses (33 hours):
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 510 Foundations in Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 553 Assessment in Special Education
ED 554 Instructional Strategies for Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 630 Collaborative Teaming and Problem Solving
ED 652 Student/Class Management
ED 660 Practicum in Special Education

Common Core Courses (12 hours):
ED 503 Social and Cultural Issues in Education
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 506 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 605 Curriculum Development for the Practitioner

Research Courses (6 hours):
ED 607 Research Design
ED 698 Action Research Project I
ED 699 Action Research Project II

Note: Students declaring MMIS may take the Theoretical Model Approach to Literacy (ED 535) and the Reading Practicum (ED 655) to complete the Reading endorsement.

 

 

M3 Initial Licensure Only, Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS)For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university but does not have a teaching license, this program offers an initial licensure in the area of Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS).

 

Content Courses (39 hours):
The following courses lead to an Ohio initial Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist license. To earn a Master of Education degree you must complete the sequence of courses described in M4: Master of Education with an Initial License, Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS)

ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 510 Foundations in Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 553 Assessment in Special Education
ED 554 Instructional Strategies for Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 630 Collaborative Teaming and Problem Solving
ED 652 Student/Class Management
ED 614 Student Teaching/MMIS

 

M4 Master of Education with an
Initial License, Mild/Moderate Intervention
Specialist K-12 (MMIS)
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university but does not have a teaching license, this program offers an initial licensure in the area of Mild/Moderate Intervention Specialist K-12 (MMIS), followed by the completion of the Master’s of Education degree.

Content Courses (39 hours):
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 510 Foundations in Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 553 Assessment in Special Education
ED 554 Instructional Strategies for Mild/Moderate Disabilities
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 630 Collaborative Teaming and Problem Solving
ED 652 Student/Class Management
ED 614 Student Teaching/MMIS

Common Core Courses (9 hours):
ED 503 Social and Cultural Issues in Education
ED 506 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 605 Curriculum Development for the Practitioner

Research Courses (6 hours):
ED 607 Research Design
ED 698 Action Research Project I
ED 699 Action Research Project II

 

Note: Students declaring MMIS may take the Theoretical Model Approach to Literacy (ED 535) and the Reading Practicum (ED 655) to complete the Reading endorsement.

 

Professional Education Program

C1 Endorsement Only, Computer/Technology
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and has a teaching license, this program offers an endorsement only in Computer/Technology. 

Content Courses (15 hours):
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 502 Multimedia Integration for Instruction
ED 623 Advanced Desktop Publishing
ED 681 Critical Thinking Using Technology
ED 682 The Role of Technology Coordinators in Schools

 

C2 Master of Education with an Endorsement in Computer/Technology
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and has a teaching license, this program offers a Master of Education degree with an endorsement in Computer/Technology.

Content Courses (18 hours):
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 502 Multimedia Integration for Instruction
ED 623 Advanced Desktop Publishing
ED 630 Collaborative Teaming and Problem Solving
ED 681 Critical Thinking Using Technology
ED 682 The Role of Technology Coordinators in Schools

Common Core Courses (12 hours):
ED 503 Social and Cultural Issues in Education
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 506 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 605 Curriculum Development for the Practitioner

Research Courses (6 hours):
ED 607 Research Design
ED 698 Action Research Project I
ED 699 Action Research Project II

 

C3 Master of Education with a Concentration in Computer/Technology
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university but does not have a teaching license, this program offers a Master of Education degree with a concentration in Computer/Technology. This option is ideal for candidates who are employed or seek to be employed in fields where technology and multimedia are integral components and a teaching license is not required.

Content Courses (18 hours):
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 502 Multimedia Integration for Instruction
ED 623 Advanced Desktop Publishing
ED 630 Collaborative Teaming and Problem Solving
ED 681 Critical Thinking Using Technology
ED 682 The Role of Technology Coordinators in Schools

Common Core Courses (12 hours):
ED 503 Social and Cultural Issues in Education
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 506 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 605 Curriculum Development for the Practitioner

Research Courses (6 hours):
ED 607 Research Design
ED 698 Action Research Project I
ED 699 Action Research Project II

 

Teaching Program 

R1 Endorsement Only, Reading
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and has a teaching license, this program offers an endorsement only in Reading.

Content Courses (18 hours):
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 535 Theoretical Model Approach to Literacy
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 655 Reading Practicum

 

R2 Master of Education with an Endorsement in Reading
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university and has a teaching license, this program offers a Master of Education degree with an endorsement in Reading.

Content Courses (18 hours):
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 535 Theoretical Model Approach to Literacy
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 655 Reading Practicum

Common Core Courses (15 hours)
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 503 Social and Cultural Issues in Education
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 506 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 605 Curriculum Development for the Practitioner

Research Courses (6 hours):
ED 607 Research Design
ED 698 Action Research Project I
ED 699 Action Research Project II 

 

R3 Master of Education with a Concentration in Reading
For the candidate who has a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university but does not have a teaching license, this program offers a Master of Education degree with a concentration in Reading. This option is intended for candidates who are employed or seek to be employed in fields where teaching reading is required and a teaching license is not required.

Content Courses (18 hours):
ED 521 Multisensory Approaches to Language Development
ED 525 Literacy Theories and Research Application
ED 535 Theoretical Model Approach to Literacy
ED 556 Principles of Literacy Instruction
ED 557 Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Problems
ED 655 Reading Practicum 

Common Core Courses (15 hours)
ED 501 Integrating Technology across the Curriculum: Research and Assessment
ED 503 Social and Cultural Issues in Education
ED 504 Psychological Implications for the Professional Educator
ED 506 Introduction to Educational Research
ED 605 Curriculum Development for the Practitioner

Research Courses (6 hours):
ED 607 Research Design
ED 698 Action Research Project I
ED 699 Action Research Project II