Accelerated Alternative Program for Initial Licensure in Mild
Acceptance into the Program
Applications are due to Butler University by April 1, 2013 to
be considered for the Cohort beginning in fall 2013.
Students will be accepted to the program by fulfilling the
A. Successfully passing Praxis I by
meeting the cut off scores in all three
areas of: Reading- 176; Math-
175; Writing-172. Successful passing scores must be
submitted as part of the application. PRAXIS-I-PPST
(Pre-Professional Skills Test) is a basic skills test. The
3-part battery of tests measures the ability to understand, analyze
and evaluate written messages, solve mathematical problems with
skills and knowledge acquired through secondary school, and write
effectively. Registration is at www.ets.org.
B. Submitting three letters of recommendation on
your potential 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
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.
You can begin the application process here.
Financial Aid is available for Transition to Teaching
students. To find out more about your options, please contact
Butler's Financial Aid
office at (317)940-8200 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
more about Financial Aid for graduate non-degree seeking