M.A. in Deaf Education: Advanced Studies

The Advanced Studies in Deaf Education master of arts program is designed specifically for teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students who have state licensure in deaf education or provisional CED certification (or the equivalent) and who are currently working in the field. This is a self-paced, individualized degree program offering specializations based on the interests of the candidate and his/her educational background and teaching experience with deaf and hard of hearing students.

For the program of study and requirements for the M.A. in Deaf Education: Advanced Studies, click the link "Program of Study" in the right-side menu.

For more information about the program, contact us at MADeafEducation@gallaudet.edu.

Admissions Procedures

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

Program Specific Requirements

  • ASLPI result of 2 or above. Applicants must have at least sufficient signing skills to be considered candidates. The degree to which students' current level of signing will allow them to be successful in the classroom will be determined during the application process.
  • Three Letters of Reference

Prerequisite Coursework

A bachelor's degree in deaf education from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Prior Professional Experience

Provisional-level CED certification or state licensure in the education of deaf and hard of hearing students

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