M.A. in Deaf Education: Advanced Studies

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Requirements

  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate study, including evidence of having received a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. (Those applying during their final undergraduate year will be required to submit a final transcript after completion of their bachelor's degree and before enrolling in their first semester of graduate study.)
  • Official transcripts of all graduate study.
  • International applicants should review this page on how to submit their transcript(s).
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a four-point scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate study. (Occasionally, applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted conditionally upon the recommendation of the department.)
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • A completed graduate school application form.
  • Goals statement. (Follow this link for further instructions)
  • TOEFL is required from all international applicants from non-English speaking countries. (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code)
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • If you are offered admission: The immunization laws for the District of Columbia require all students to provide proof of immunization prior to enrolling. Please visit the Student Health Services website for more information.

Additional Program 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.
  • 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

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