Ohio University

Master's Degrees in Special Education Online

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The Special Education Program offers a range of online master's degrees to meet your professional needs. The program centers on the delivery of quality services and the promotion of equitable education for all students.

Majors Offered

  • Intervention Specialist
    • Mild to Moderate (MM) Educational Needs
      Leads to a teaching license for teaching students with specific learning disabilities, mild cognitive disabilities, and/or emotional disturbance.
    • Moderate to Intensive (MI) Educational Needs
      Leads to a teaching license for teaching students with moderate to severe intellectual disabilities and/or multi-handicapping conditions.
    • Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ECIS)
      Leads to a teaching license for teaching children with special needs ages 3 to 8 (PreK through grade 3).
    • STEM+ for ALL Fellowship
      Candidates with science, technology, engineering, and math backgrounds should consider the STEM+ for ALL Fellowship, which includes a stipend to offset cost-of-living expenses incurred while completing the program.
  • Blended Early Childhood and Special Education (currently on hiatus)
    Leads to dual licensure in Early Childhood Education and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist (ECIS) (ages 3-8/PreK-grade 3).
    Candidates must already have a teaching license in one of the following areas: early childhood education, elementary education, special education, or a related field approved by the cohort facilitator.
    PLEASE NOTE: Applications are NOT currently being accepted for the Blended Master's program (ME6876). If you would like to be notified if and when the next cohort opens, please email Program Coordinator Jen Newton at specialeducation@ohio.edu.

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Dianne Güt-Zippert
Program Coordinator
309 McCracken Hall