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After your application is received and accepted, you will receive an advisor to guide you through registering for courses.

The Clemson Master of Art in Teaching (MAT): Special Education program meets the requirements to earn initial teaching licensure in special education (learning disabilities) in elementary and secondary settings.

  • For job-seeking Clemson graduates with an MAT in special education, 100 percent received job offers before graduation.
  • The starting salary for a teacher with a master’s degree is almost $5,000 more than a teacher with a bachelor’s degree (in Upstate South Carolina school districts).
  • Clemson graduates are highly trained and competent special education teachers.

For more information, please fill out this form or visit the Clemson University Graduate School website.

Click here to visit the MAT: Special Education website: MAT Special Education @ UCG.


Clemson MAT-Special Education Brochure

For Questions regarding the program, please contact:

Dr. Catherine Griffith

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If you need assistance with admissions, please contact:

Alison Search

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