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Mild to Moderate Educational Needs, B.S.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
To receive a B.S.Ed. in Mild to Moderate Educational Needs and licensure as an Intervention Specialist, you must complete one of the professional preparation programs for teaching students with special needs and receive passing scores relevant Ohio University's Assessments for Educators (OAE) and a Teacher Performance Assessment (edTPA).
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Students should also use the four-year plan on the program website and/or consult with their advisor about scheduling as early as possible. Mild to Moderate majors at Ohio University are advised to complete content courses in either science, social studies and/or mathematics to pass the MCE PRAXIS (or OAE) content tests and the reading PRAXIS (or Pearson) to have 2 HQT areas upon graduation. All licensure programs are subject to any changes in requirements as set forth by the Ohio Educator Licensure Board.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Upon successful completion of the Mild to Moderate Educational Needs program and passing scores on the state licensing exams, individuals are eligible to hold K-12 public school teaching positions as an intervention specialist. Some individuals work in non-public schools and other agencies that service individuals with disabilities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teacher Education
  • Writing and Rhetoric
  • General Psychology
  • Technological Applications in Education
  • Education and Cultural Diversity
  • Learning and Human Development
  • Characteristics of Learners with Exceptionalities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application form
  • $70 international application processing fee
  • Official academic records
  • Evidence of sufficient funding
  • Statement of activities.
  • Exams for scholarship consideration
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS results if available. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    22406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22406 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12612 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12612 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 1079 - 1780 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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