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Counseling and Graduate Education Programs

Your steps here lead to lasting impressions everywhere.

Whether you earn a master’s degree in counseling, education, or educational leadership, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to build the career you desire.

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Mild Intervention Minor

By earning this minor, you’ll have the qualifications needed to teach students who have mild intellectual impairment, moderate intellectual disability, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, and emotional disabilities. Upon completion, you’ll be eligible for an Indiana Exceptional
Needs-Mild Intervention Teaching License.

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Program Highlights

  • Immersive field experiences
  • Ability to build a network of numerous references
  • An understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with unique learning styles
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree


The School of Education is accredited through CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).

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Looking for ways to make paying for college a little easier? ScholarshipUniverse is a tool for current and admitted Purdue Fort Wayne students that allows you to create an academic profile and connect with scholarship opportunities.

For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.