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Certificate in Deaf History


Admissions suspended for the 2021-2022 academic year

The Graduate Certificate Program in Deaf History offers training in the growing field of deaf history. It provides graduate level courses in a broad range of related topics, including Deaf American, European, Media, and Disability history. Our courses promote history research methods and content, emphasizing how techniques of social and cultural history can be applied to the history of deaf people and communities around the world. Professionals who learn about the history of deaf people will bring new insights and scholarship to their teaching, sign language interpreting, researching, writing, counseling, and social work.

Admissions Procedures

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Deaf History must complete the application procedures including a statement of goals and meet the requirements for graduate study at Gallaudet University. Visit the Graduate Admissions website for more information and a checklist of application requirements.  

First Date for Consideration of Application: No set date
Last Date for Completed Application: April 18

Prerequisite Coursework

Sign Language (or experience using Sign Language)

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate