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Moderate to Intensive Educational Needs, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Athens, OH, United States
To receive a B.S.Ed. in Moderate to Intensive Educational Needs and licensure as an Intervention Specialist at Ohio University, you must complete one of the professional preparation programs for teaching students with special needs and receive passing scores on the relevant Ohio Assessment 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. Moderate to Intensive majors must also complete a minor area of concentration and after the completion of reading courses, take the reading PRAXIS (or OAE) for HQT status 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 Moderate to Intensive Educational Needs program at Ohio University and passing scores on the state licensing exams, individuals are eligible to hold K-12 public school teaching positions as an intervention specialist. Further, many individuals are qualified to work in agencies serving families, young children and those who provide services to adults 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:

  • Technological Applications in Education
  • Education and Cultural Diversity
  • Learning and Human Development
  • Characteristics of Learners with Exceptionalities
  • Phonics and the Structure of Language
  • Literature-Centered Developmental Reading Instruction
  • Teaching Reading in the Content Areas & English Language Learners
  • Foundations of Reading Instruction, Diagnosis, and Remediation for Classroom Teachers

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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