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Education | Master of Arts in Secondary Education and Deaf Education

Dr. Julie Mitchiner, Program Director
Fowler Hall, Room 302B

You may apply for this program if your Bachelors degree is in:

  • English;
  • Mathematics;
  • History;
  • Biology;
  • Chemistry; or
  • Physics

If not, please contact Dr. Julie Mitchiner at julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu.

Program of Study

Additional Program Admission Requirement

Pass DC requirements for Praxis II Content Knowledge in the area of focus (Secondary Education: Biology, Chemistry, English, History, Mathematics or Physics)

Program Requirements

To complete the Master of Arts in Education: Teacher Preparation Program and be recommended for dual licensure in the District of Columbia, candidates must satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Completion of graduate degree requirements.
  2. Successful completion (grade of B or better) of all academic and practicum requirements specified by the Department of Education.
  3. Successful completion of all field experiences and student teaching.
  4. Successful completion of all appropriate Praxis II examinations, and of program performance assessments aligned with courses, field experiences, and student teaching. [Candidates who successfully complete the degree program (i.e., grades of B or better in all coursework) but not the performance assessments may graduate from the program but are not recommended for licensure.]
  5. American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) rating of 2+.

This program leads to DC Licensure. If you are seeking licensure in another state you are responsible for checking into their reciprocity policy.

Courses & Requirements

Fall 1

EDU 600: Denotes courses that are not required for students who have previously taken them (or their equivalents) and passed them with a grade of B or higher.

Spring 1

EDU 641 and EDU 670: Denotes courses that are not required for students who have previously taken them (or their equivalents) and passed them with a grade of B or higher.

Summer 1

EDU 665: Denotes courses that are not required for students who have previously taken them (or their equivalents) and passed them with a grade of B or higher.

Fall 2
Choose one based on your specialization:
Spring 2
Fall 3
Contact
Helen Thumann
202-250-2043
202-448-7067
 
 
 
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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate