Apr 23, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Mild Intervention Minor/Dual License

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Program: Minor
Department of Professional Studies
College of Education and Public Policy

Dr. Jane Leatherman, Program Director
Neff Hall 240 ~ 260-481-5472 or 260-481-6861 ~ ipfw.edu/special-education

In addition to the major in elementary education, secondary education, or an all-grade program students can earn a minor in exceptional needs-mild. This minor qualifies a teacher to teach students who have Mild Intellectual Impairment, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Emotional Disabilities.  Completers of the 21-credit hour mild intervention minor courses are eligible for an Indiana Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention Teaching License.

Total Credits: 21

This program is only available to teacher candidates enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at IPFW.  Teachers who have already earned a teaching license must complete our Special Education Graduate Certificate in Mild Intervention.

Teacher candidates will receive an Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention license in P-12.

Teacher candidates wishing to add a Mild Intervention teaching license to their license must complete all courses above and pass the Pearson Exam.


  • Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention (P-12) test number 025
          (Addition to Early Childhood or Elementary)
  • Exceptional Needs- Mild Intervention (5-12) Tests numbers 025 and 064
           (Addition to Secondary and all grade programs)

Website for testing information and registration  www.in.nesinc.com 

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