Program Requirements

Hours: 47

TEAM-MSE is an accelerated blended/online program for individuals who want to teach children with special needs in grades K-12 who come from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This program is designed for non-traditional second career individuals who do not have a teaching license and are seeking an alternate route to Ohio special education licensure.  The curriculum for this program includes both special education and multicultural curriculum.  Graduates of this program will have the skills and knowledge to work with children in grades K-12 who come from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds and are in need of special education services. 

All coursework leading to the Ohio Alternative Residence Educator’s License (AREL) is embedded within the master’s degree.  The courses count for both K-12 Ohio Special Education licensure and for the graduate degree.  The course delivery format available for this track is blended learning, which allows students the convenience of online learning during the weekdays with Saturday class meetings.

PROFESSIONAL CORE - 15 hours

EDU 500Statistics and Research (3)

EDU 501Educational Psychology (3)

EDU 604Integrative Research Project (3)

SED 515Human Exceptionalities Across the Lifespan (3)

SED 521Communication Develop & Theories for Multicultural Environments (3)

CONCENTRATION COURSES - 32 hours

EDU 504Behav Mgmt/Classroom Org (3)

EDU 644Graduate Student Teaching (6)

RDG 505Psychology of Reading (3)

RDG 530Phonics/Linguistics (3)

RDG 538Diagnosis & Remediation of Reading Problems (3)

RDG 540Fluency and Comprehension Development in Reading (3)

SED 522Formal & Informal Assessment for Multicultural Spec Edu (3)

SED 611Curriculum & Methods for Multicultural Special Education (3)

SED 631Collaborative Practices in Multicultural Special Education (3)

SED 642SED Apprenticeship I (1)

SED 643SED Second Apprenticeship II (1)

Program Outcomes

The outcomes of the MSE Program are to prepare intervention specialists with the knowledge, skill and dispositions to work in collaborative and consulting roles with general educators and other support personnel in order to provide high quality instruction to children who come from culturally and/or linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds and are in need of special education services.  Upon completion of the program, graduates will be proficient in providing culturally responsive teaching practices within the context of special education.