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Specialist (Ed.S.) in Deaf Education

Web: Department of Education

Dr. Mary Clark, Program Coordinator
Hall Memorial Building, Room S205D

The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Education is designed for teachers who have a master's degree in education of deaf and hard of hearing students who seek professional proficiency in an area of specialization. This is a self-paced, individualized degree program offering specializations based on the interests of the candidate and the availability of faculty members within the specialization to mentor the candidate. Specializations offered include, but are not limited to, ASL/English bilingual education, early education, special education, science and math education, and literacy.



Admissions Procedures

Applicants for the Ed.S. in Deaf Education 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 under the 'Overview' and 'Courses' tabs.



First Date for Consideration of Application: No set date
Last Date for Completed Application: No set date

Program Specific Requirements

A master's degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.

At least two years of successful teaching experience with deaf and hard of hearing students (as shown in supporting documentation from applicant's supervisor).

CED certification or state licensure in education of deaf and hard of hearing in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students or equivalent coursework and practicum.

Evidence of satisfactory ASL proficiency (e.g., ASLPI scoring report, SCPI scoring report, or videotexts).

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