UToledo students in our special education degree program get four semesters of field experience in local schools. More than 95% of our students pass the licensure exam for intervention specialists and find jobs after graduation.
Make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by majoring in special education at The University of Toledo. Our intervention specialists become classroom teachers in grades K-12.
UToledo's accredited intervention specialist program combines in-depth training in research-based, special education practices with in-classroom teaching experiences. UToledo’s urban setting allows our students to be exposed to a range of disabilities and classrooms.
Undergraduates who earn their intervention specialist licenses work with students who have:
During the past five years, 96% of undergraduates completing the intervention specialist bachelor’s degree obtained employment after graduation.
Most students find jobs teaching students with special needs in public K-12, private, charter and specialty schools (i.e. schools for students with autism).
Dozens of employers come to campus for the annual UTeach Job Fair.
Special Education Intervention Specialist Bachelor’s Degree Sample Courses
The Judith Herb College of Education has partnered with more than 40 pre-K-12 school districts within a 30-mile radius of The University of Toledo's Main Campus. A full-time coordinator helps place students in schools for their field experiences. Students are often asked to apply for permanent positions after they’ve completed their tenures as student teachers.