May 27, 2018  
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Special Education Graduate Certification in Mild Intervention

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Indiana University
Graduate Certification in Mild Intervention

Department of Professional Studies
College of Education and Public Policy
Dr. Jane Leatherman, Graduate Program Director
260-481-5742 or 260-481-6861 ~ ~ Neff Hall 240

This 18-credit graduate certification program will allow the teacher candidate to obtain an Exceptional Needs-Mild Intervention teaching license. Teacher candidates are eligible to complete the coursework if they hold a current teaching license.  This program qualifies a teacher to teach students as having Mild Intellectual Impairment, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Emotional Disabilities.  Completers of this program will become eligible for Indiana certification in Mild Intervention. 


Program Requirements

Total (18 Credits)


All 18 credits in this program may be applicable toward a master’s degree in Special Education at IPFW.

Teacher candidates will be eligible to apply for 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


Intense Intervention License

The Intense Intervention Licensure Program is a 12-credit-hour graduate program offered in collaboration with IU South Bend; it allows the teacher to work with students with moderate and severe disabilities.  This is a cohort program with the course sequence starting each fall.  For more information about the Intense Intervention program you may contact the Department of Professional Studies at 260-481-5742 or you may access the following Web site:

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