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YOU CAN GET AN MAT in Special Education ✓ Offered full and part time
✓ Fully accredited program
✓ Hybrid program to fit your schedule

Master of Arts in Teaching - Special Education Degree


Graduate Admissions Coordinator

Tanika Williams Graduate Admissions CoordinatorMy name is Tanika Williams, MBA, MS, and I am here to help you navigate your path to earning your graduate degree. If you have any questions regarding application requirements use one of the links below or feel free to text me at (989) 461-2050.

Education Specialist Program Coordinators

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Advisor
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Adam_LeRoyAdam LeRoy, Ph. D.
Cognitive Impairment Advisor &
Learning Disabilities Advisor
(989) 964-4958


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A Transformative Experience

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Degree in Special Education is an ideal degree program for classroom teachers who wish to pursue teaching in the area of special education.  In addition, those who enroll in this program will have the potential to build confidence in teaching, gain new ideas for current best practices of teaching, develop skills for reaching all students, and share ideas with other professionals in the field.  This program is supported by highly qualified faculty who provide an excellent combination of theoretical and practical knowledge.


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Benefits of a Special Education Degree

Special education teachers work with children and youths who have a variety of disabilities. Most special education teachers instruct students at the preschool, elementary, middle, and secondary school level, although some work with infants and toddlers.

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Designed for Working Students

Offered part-time or full-time, our hybrid MAT degree is made for the working students—with flexible class times and the perfect combination of in-person and remote instruction.

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Cost-effective and Competitive

More affordable than comparable programs with a variety of loans and scholarships available, SVSU’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Special Education program is a convenient and cost-effective way to advance your career.

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Accessible Admissions

Engaging and hands-on, SVSU’s accredited MAT program accepts a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A detailed list of requirements makes applying straightforward and simple.




Graduate Admissions
Wickes Hall 230
(989) 964-6096

College of Education
(989) 964-4057
Toll-free: 1-800-968-2540

Tanika Williams
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
(989) 461-2050