Alternative Special Education–Mild Intervention Certificate Program Admission Information

Interested candidates must have their application materials submitted by the following dates to be considered for the cohort group beginning May 13, 2024.

Priority Deadline: April 5, 2024
Final Deadline: April 26, 2024

Application materials include:

  • Butler Application
  • Personal Statement that explains your interest in becoming a special educator (500-word max)
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts or copies of official transcripts from all colleges and universities where candidates:
    • Earned a degree
    • Earned more than 15 credits (undergraduate and graduate)
    • Completed any program prerequisite (regardless of number of credit hours)
    • Completed courses for which candidates are applying for transfer credit
  • Current Résumé that includes any experience working or volunteering in P-12 schools (number of years, grade levels, position descriptions), as well as experience working or volunteering with people who have exceptionalities.

Copies of official transcripts may be uploaded in the online application for application review only. Applicants who receive an offer of admission will be required at that time to submit official final transcripts issued directly from the institution(s) for verification prior to enrollment. More information is available in the application for admission.


Butler University is proud to partner with the Indiana Special Education Assisted Licensure Program (I-SEAL), which can provide tuition assistance for Butler’s Alternative Special Education–Mild Intervention Certificate program. To apply for tuition assistance, write Butler University on your I-SEAL Interest Form.