Program Licensure and Accreditation

All teacher preparation programs at Gallaudet University are approved by the District of Columbia Board of Examiners under the standards of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC). The Department of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The graduate programs are also approved by the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED) and the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Student graduates qualify for licensure in the District of Columbia. Students seeking state accreditation should check with individual states for specific requirements. Gallaudet University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

State Licensure