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Prospective Students


Teacher working with StudentSpecial Educators are in high demand and have a lasting impact on the students they serve.

The Department of Special Education at USU consistently ranks in the top 20% Special Education programs (U.S. News and World Report).

USU Special Education graduates have 100% employment. A career position is virtually assured.

Special education courses from Utah State University equip graduates with the skills necessary to be effective in real classrooms with real students.

Our graduates are valuable resources to school districts not only as highly qualified teachers, but also as problem solvers, and “idea people.”

Students get real life experience working in local classrooms and in dozens of on-campus programs such as:

  • Center for Persons with Disabilities
  • Autism Support Services- Education Research and Training (ASSERT)
  • Project PEER (Postsecondary Education, Employment, and Research)
  • Edith Bowen Laboratoy School 

Financial Aid is available specifically for teaching careers in Special Education

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Transfer Students