Applicants for the M.A. in Deaf Education: Advanced Studies must complete the application procedures and meet the requirements for graduate study at Gallaudet University. Visit the Graduate Admissions web site for more information and a checklist of application requirements. Detailed program information and course descriptions are also available in the Graduate Catalog.
|First Date for Consideration of Application:||Rolling Admissions
|Last Date for Completed Application:||No set date|
A bachelor's degree in deaf education from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
Provisional-level CED certification or state licensure in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students
Candidates in the Advanced Studies program are required to complete a capstone project that will result in a product and presentation. Each candidate works with the advisor to establish a committee of three, including the advisor and two faculty members, and to develop a capstone proposal, due to the committee no later than November 1. The capstone proposal must include: (1) a justification for the project; (2) goals and learning outcomes; (3) learning activities; and (4) assessments of the learning outcomes. The proposal must also specify the nature of the product and a plan for the presentation. The committee will meet with the candidate to review and approve the proposal within two weeks of the submission. An approved capstone proposal must be signed off by the MA program director no later than December 1. The capstone project, including the presentation, must be completed on or before April 15th.
The advanced studies course of study is individually designed by the student and advisor within the following framework (approximate credit hours indicated):