Master of Arts in Special Education
Michigan State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Special Education program prepares educators to advance the quality of education for students with disabilities in K-12 schools and advances careers.  The program offers different ways to complete this degree and has specialized areas in Autism Spectrum Disorders and in Learning Disabilities.  Educators will be trained to design and execute programs to help those with autism and other disabilities.


This degree program requires 30-36 credits for completion.

  • Official transcripts from all previous institutions attended
  • Teaching certificate
  • Vita or resume
  • Professional and scholarly goal statement
  • Contact information for three recommendation letter writers

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission