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MAT: Intervention Specialist: Moderate to Intensive

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: Moderate to Intensive, ages 5-21 (51 credit hours) is a multi-age, special education licensure program that prepares individuals to teach students with moderate to intensive needs.

Professional Education Courses (25 Credit Hours)
EDUC 500* Social Foundations of Education (3)
EDUC 528* Learning Differences and Exceptionalities (3)

EDUC 536* Co-Teaching and Collaboration in Education (2)
EDUC 548* Characteristics & Assessment of Students with Moderate to Intensive Needs (3)
EDUC 550 Child, Adolescent and Youth Development (3)
EDUC 555* Proactive Approaches to Classroom Management and Support (2)
EDUC 557* Instructional Services for Students with Moderate to Intensive Disabilities (3)
EDUC 558* Independence Skills for Students with Multiple Disabilities (3)
EDUC 559* Teaching & Supporting Students with Autism & Other Behavioral Disorders (3)

Reading Courses (9 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 524* Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3)

Communication and Technology Courses (6 Credit Hours)
EDUC 517 Educational and Assistive Technology (3)
EDUC 526* Functional Communication (3)

Clinical Practice Courses (11 Credit Hours)
EDUC 626 Intervention Specialist Clinical Practice (8)
EDUC 627 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).