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The Intervention Specialist: Early Childhood licensure and degree program is offered at the graduate level.  Individual programs of study can be completed on either a part-time or full-time basis. 
Contact Information
Gail Scott
342 Allyn Hall
email: gail.scott@wright.edu

(Special Education)

The Intervention Specialist - Early Childhood program of study provides a license and an option of completing a Master of Education (M.Ed.) or Master of Arts (M.A.) degree.

Candidates not having an undergraduate degree in education may have to take a prerequisite sequence of classes in order to be eligible for a license. Please see an advisor for details.

After successful completion of the licensure portion of the program and passing the appropriate state mandated exams (see an advisor for current information), students will be eligible to request an Ohio provisional Intervention Specialist license in Early Childhood Intervention Specialist.

The course listings on the links below are not official programs of study. Requirements may vary based on quarter/year of entry into the major. Consult with an advisor for further information. Admitted students have an official official program of study that they should follow.

Course #
Course Title
Credit Hours
EDS 6510Foundations of Special Education3
EDS 6530Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDS 6550Special Education Research & Analysis3
EDS 6200Principles and Practices in ECIS and EI3
EDS 6570Instructional and Behavioral Management Skills for Intervention Specialists3
EDS 6590Assessment: The Intervention Specialist Role3
EDS 6220Establishing Partnerships with Families of Children Identified for ECIS and/or EI3
EDS 6630Introduction to Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication3
EDS 6240Methods, Curriculum for ECIS and/or EI3
EDS 6400Education of Children with Medical, Physical, Sensory, and Autism Spectrum Exceptionalities3
EDS 6690Clinical Practice in Remediation3
EDS 6280Student Teaching in Special Education: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist OR:8
EDS 6260Practicum in Special Education: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist4
EDS 6990Professionalism and Ethics in Special Education3
Required for initial licensure
Course #
Course Title
Credit Hours
ED 6600Teaching in the American Educational System3
ED 6700Student Learning and Motivation3
EDT 7860Educational Applications of Computers (or equivalent)3
EDS 6100Ohio Science Content Standards for Intervention Specialists/Special Educators3
EDS 6110Ohio Social Studies Content Standards for Intervention Specialists/Special Educators3
EDS 6120Ohio Math Content Standards for Intervention Specialists/Special Educators3
ED 6020Reading and Literacy I: Background and Tools for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6030Reading and Literacy Instruction II: Content Literacy Tools for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6040Instruction in Word Study and Phonics for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6050Literacy Assessment and Intervention for Intervention Specialists3
Program information last modified Wednesday, 06th February, 2013 @ 12:00pm