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When it comes to Special Education, your role as a teacher won’t just make you an educator — it will make you an advocate. At SVSU, we offer you the most passionate and dedicated faculty to equip you not only to engage students with unique needs, but to believe in them wholeheartedly. Whether you are wired for a sphere of traditional learning or want to shift educational policy at the national level, your story as an educator starts at SVSU. Here, your coursework will include a variety of fieldwork experiences so you can enter any special needs context with confidence. Join the Cardinals and apply today.

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Saginaw Valley State University


SVSU students address the needs of local and global communities through the integration of meaningful service and traditional instruction that incorporates reflection and critical thinking to enrich the learning experience. 

Saginaw Valley State University


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(989) 964-4057(989) 964-4057
Toll-free: 1-800-968-2540
(989) 964-4385

Interim Dean

David Callejo Pérez, Ed.D.
Associate Provost

Assistant Dean

Vetta Vratulis, Ph.D.


College of Education Dean's Office,
Gilbertson Hall, North 275
University Center, MI-48710


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.