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Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.) P-12 Mild Intervention Special Education Overview

As a certified special education teacher, you can make a meaningful and powerful impact on students with special needs. Our P-12 Mild Intervention bachelor’s degree program prepares you to teach students with mild intervention needs in grades preschool through Grade 12. The coursework (120 hours) has been designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and professional dispositions you will need to support students with mild intervention needs in the classroom successfully. You’ll learn how to develop individualized and unique programs for learners with a range of disabilities.

Why study special education at SMWC?

Because you’ll get quality education:

  • You will be afforded several clinical/field experiences culminating in student teaching the last semester of your senior year. Diverse placements will be arranged in private and/or public schools within Indiana or Illinois.
  • Your education will be shaped by veteran educators in the field as well as Education faculty who are accomplished in their area of expertise.
  • Your experience will be enriched by a variety of extracurricular and/or professional development experiences where you will be able to apply your classroom knowledge in real school settings.

Because we offer several advantages:

  • Classes are offered on-campus or online, in traditional 16 weeks or accelerated 8 weeks. Some classes are also offered in an alternative or hybrid format.
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities are available.
  • Advisors are committed to your growth and success.
  • Small class size provides ample opportunities for differentiated instruction, hands-on application, and caring support.