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

As a certified special education teacher, you can make a meaningful impact on students with special needs. Our P-12 Mild Intervention program prepares you to teach students with special needs from preschool to grade 12. With a set of 120 credit hours, you’ll prepare for your career by gaining skills in assessments for learning, instructional strategies for students with disabilities and more.

This program affords you several clinical/field experiences that culminate in student teaching the last semester of your senior year. 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 also 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.


What is P-12 Mild Intervention Special Education?
A P-12 Mild Intervention degree gives you the skills to teach students with special needs ranging from preschool to grade 12.

Why get a degree in P-12 Mild Intervention Special Education?
SMWC has valued the field of education for years. The P-12 Mild Intervention program at SMWC will enhance your abilities to develop individualized and unique programs for learners with a range of disabilities. Not only will the wide-rounded curriculum equip you for unique situations and problem-solving, but it will also prepare you to guide your students to success.

What can you do with a P-12 Mild Intervention degree Special Education?
Although earning an education degree often means you will work in the classroom, there are a variety of subjects and levels you can teach at. With a P-12 Mild Intervention degree, you’ll engage with a variety of students with special needs ranging from preschool to grade 12.

What is the average annual salary of someone with a P-12 Mild Intervention Special Education degree?
As you look at starting salaries, keep in mind that the cost of living and opportunities to move with a career or industry sector should also factor into your decision. Although a salary can vary among different positions, the average salary for a special education teacher is $62,130, according to

What support and resources are provided at SMWC?
The Learning Resource Center (LRC) provides exceptional, personalized learning resource services to encourage student success. The LRC offers help with a range of academic support services, including a writing center, tutoring, college success courses and more.

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College is routinely ranked by US News and World Report among the Best Regional Universities in the Midwest and the Best Value Schools. Our departments are also routinely ranked for their individual degree programs.
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