Jun 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Special Education (M.S.Ed.)

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Indiana University
Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.)

Department of Professional Studies
College of Education and Public Policy

Dr. Jane Leatherman, Graduate Program Director
260-481-5742 or 260-481-6861 ~ ipfw.edu/special-education~ Neff Hall 240

This 36-credit graduate MS program will allow the teacher candidate, who has a current teaching license, to obtain an Indiana Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention teaching license. This license qualifies a teacher to teach students as having Mild Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Emotional Disabilities. 

Program Requirements

Total (36 Credits)


  • It is recommended that students take EDUC K505 as the first course in their program.  The last course will be EDUC K599 Master’s Thesis in Special Education (Part II) or EDUC K500 Special Projects in Special Education (Part II).
  • At least 21 of the 36 total credits toward the MS Ed. must be completed at IPFW.

 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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