Indiana Wesleyan University

Graduate Teaching Certificate - Exceptional Learners Mild Intervention


1900 W. 50th St.

Marion, IN 46953

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Teaching Certificate - Exceptional Learners Mild Intervention

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Indiana Special Education Certificate: Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention program provides an 18 credit hour post-baccalaureate course of study for teachers seeking to obtain an initial Indiana Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention (i.e., special education) license to serve students with mild to moderate special needs. Candidates completing the 18 credit hour program gain content and pedagogical content knowledge related to professional teaching standards for serving students with mild/moderate special needs. Upon successful completion of all course work and the state-required licensure examination, candidates are eligible for a P-12 Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention teaching license in the state of Indiana.

NOTE: Candidates seeking acceptance into the Special Education Certificate program leading to Exceptional Needs - Mild licensure in the state of Indiana must have successfully completed one of the following:

  • A three-credit hour course in phonics (undergraduate or graduate level) with a minimum grade of C OR
  • A passing score on ONE of the following Indiana CORE exams:
    • Early Childhood Generalist Subtest 1: Reading and English Language Arts
    • Elementary Education Generalist Subtest 1: Reading and English Language Arts
    • Reading
    • Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention: Reading Instruction

Relevant and Convenient

  • Complete your program in approximately 14 months
  • Work with a cohort group that provides mutual support
  • Register only one time, no more waiting in line.
  • Learn from highly qualified practitioner-faculty.


Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools,, 312-263-0456. IWU is also a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities,, 202-546-8713.

Indiana Wesleyan University's Exceptional Learners Mild Intervention program is approved by the Council of Exceptional Children (CEC), 2900 Crystal Drive, Suite 1000, Arlington, Virginia 22202-3557.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Locale: Distant Town

Size & Settings: 0-999

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