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Special Education Program at Central Michigan University


Have you ever dreamt of working with those with exceptionalities, helping them to learn and achieve their goals? The special education program at Central Michigan University​ will help you gain a foundational understanding of working with children and young adults. Our undergraduate and graduate-level programs offer many opportunities for hands-on experiences as well as research-based opportunities to grow and learn in your field. If this sounds like something that interests you, then special education may be your calling. Consult an academic advisor for specific courses and graduation requirements.   ​

Highlights about the program
  • Become dually certified in both special education and regular education with an elementary or secondary focus.
  • Participate in CMU's disABILITY Awareness events, which offer resources and support to individuals with disabilities. 
  • Make a difference by volunteering for Connections that Count, a program that allows CMU students to volunteer with individuals who have disabilities of all ages throughout the community. These opportunities include social interactions, recreational activities, academics, life skills, and much more!
  • ​Remain connected to the latest technology not only in the college classroom, but to provide accommodations and modifications to eliminate or reduce barriers for all learners.​​

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Department of Counseling and Special Education
321 EHS Building
Central Michigan University
​Mount Pleasant, Mich.  48859​


College of Education and Human Services | Central Michigan University | | 195 Ojibway Ct | EHS 426 | Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 | (989) 774-3079