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  • Intervention Specialist Licensure Admission Requirements

    Admission policies and procedures for all graduate academic programs of Ohio Dominican University are the responsibility of the Graduate Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee (GCAP).  

    Admission to a program is the decision of the Program Director and the Graduate Admission Committee who review and evaluate all applications.  

    In the case of applicants who do not satisfy the general requirements for admission to a program, the Program Director will decide on the merit of such cases.

    For admission to the Intervention Specialist Licensure Program for Licensed Teachers, applicants must:

    • Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
    • Have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, or completed at least nine semester hours at the graduate level from a regionally accredited institution of higher education with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher, or receive a score within the 50th percentile or above on each section (verbal, quantitative, and analytical) of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE);
    • Have a teaching certificate/license with documentation of successful student teaching experience; 
    • Be currently teaching or have access to an academic classroom;
    • Have successfully completed the following courses at the undergraduate or graduate level from an accredited program: 
    • Twelve (12) semester hours of reading with three (3) semester hours in phonics,
    • Introduction course to special education
    • Developmental psychology course (childhood through adolescence)
    • Have official transcripts from every postsecondary institution attended;
    • Complete an application form;
    • No more than three (3) credits can be transferred.  
    • Teachers must submit a letter from a school superintendent or principal indicating that they will be able to work with licensed and experienced intervention specialist “mentor” teachers in grades K-6 and 7-11 during the Practicum I and II. 
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