College of Education

Accelerated Alternative Program for Initial Licensure in Mild Intervention (P-12)

 Acceptance into the Program

Applications are due to Butler University by March 1, 2014 to be considered for the Cohort beginning in Fall 2014.

Students will be accepted to the program by fulfilling the following:

A.Successfully passing CASA exam.  CASA is the approved basic skills assessment for candidates seeking admission to Indiana teacher preparation programs.   Preparation Information on CASA through Pearson can be found at  and overall information on CASA through Pearson can be found at
B. Submitting three letters of recommendation of your potential working with children with exceptional learning needs.
C. Providing an undergraduate transcript from an accredited university showing a cumulative 3.0 grade point average or above.  Applicants must provide evidence of having achieved a 3.25 or higher in the following subjects: Math, Social Science, Natural Science, English.
D. Successfully completing an interview with Butler faculty panel.
E. Completing the application to be a non-degree seeking, initial licensure only graduate student at Butler University. You can begin the application process here.
G. Demonstrating prerequisite knowledge:  To assess prior learning, the candidate will show faculty panel that he or she has CLEP scores to show documentation of testing out of other course work.


Financial Aid

Financial Aid is available for students in this program.  To find out more about your options, please contact Butler's Financial Aid office at (317)940-8200 or email

Read more about Financial Aid for graduate non-degree seeking students.