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Deaf Studies | Certificate in Deaf Cultural Studies

Overview

Dr. Erin Moriarty Harrelson, Program Coordinator

The Graduate Certificate Program in Deaf Cultural Studies provides students with historical and theoretical foundations in Deaf Studies. Students may select courses from an interdisciplinary curriculum in the areas of cultural studies, history, critical theory, philosophy, literature, disability studies, visual culture, critical pedagogy, public policy and advocacy. This 18-credit program will enhance students’ knowledge of Deaf Studies, better preparing them to work in fields relating to Deaf communities.

Admissions Procedures and Requirements

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Deaf 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 under the ‘Overview’ and ‘Courses‘ tabs.

DEADLINE DATE
First Date for Consideration of Application: No set date
Due Date for Completed Application: No set date

Program Specific Requirements:

  • ASLPI result: 3 or above
  • GPA 3.0 or above
  • Signed (ASL) Digital Video Statement of Interest: Applicants must submit a signed (ASL) video indicating why they want to pursue a Graduate Certificate in Deaf Studies. Signed video essays should be limited to three minutes and should provide a sense of how the Certificate will support the professional and academic interests of the applicant.

Courses & Requirements

Contact
Roberto Sanchez
Sorenson Language and Communication Center
1112
202-651-5925
 
 
 
Roberto Sanchez
Sorenson Language and Communication Center
1112
202-651-5925
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate