Michigan State University has a distinguished record in special education through undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare alumni to make a difference in and out of classrooms.
Our programs are recognized for their commitment to success through high graduation rates, and attention to student interests with distinctive learning areas and concentration opportunities.
- Undergraduate Teacher Preparation – Special Education
- Master’s in Special Education
- Master’s in Applied Behavior Analysis
- M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Master’s in Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
- Ph.D. in Special Education
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
OF BACHELOR’S ALUMNI LAND POSITIONS IN THE EDUCATION FIELD
Rooted in facts & led by faculty
The special education programs at Michigan State University feature evidence-based practices and research-validated instruction to help graduates in their future careers. Faculty members who are renowned researchers and educators lead courses across each of our distinctive programs.
Build and enhance skills to conduct research to make a real-world impact on policy, practice and student success
Learn from leading scholars, professional development opportunities and specialized programming
Take knowledge from courses and implement to help answer challenges facing education in our state, country and world
Research in action
MSU’s programs in special education offer faculty with expertise in a variety of areas. Students are encouraged to pursue their research and career interests through our courses, and utilize faculty expertise to help guide and shape their experiences on campus or online.