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Education, Special Education, M.Ed.

The Master of Education in special education program is approved by the Michigan Department of Education to prepare teachers to work effectively with students who receive special education services.

Nationally Recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children

GVSU's special education program received the highest level of national recognition from the Council for Exceptional Children.

Faculty With Practitioner Experience

Each faculty member is an experienced education practitioner.

Accredited by The Higher Learning Commission

GVSU's education program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

This program prepares candidates to effectively teach students with disabilities in a variety of settings and to effectively manage the classroom by developing the ability to adjust teaching practices according to individual student needs. The program features highly trained faculty who value interaction with candidates, robust clinical components and field placement opportunities, and content that is directly applicable to the K-12 classroom setting.

Why Study Special Education at Grand Valley?

Visit the program website for more information.

Program Details