A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
We make it easy for you to apply and enter here.
Ready to take the next step toward a college education?
Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Kenneth De Haan, Program Director
Sorenson Language and Communication Center, Room 1217
Admissions Procedures and Requirements
Applicants for the M.A. in Sign Language Education must complete the application procedures and meet the requirements for graduate study at Gallaudet University. Visit the Graduate Admissions website for more information and a checklist of application requirements.
Please complete the following requirements as outlined on the Graduate Admissions website:
Mail the official transcript(s) to:
Kendall Hall 101
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington DC 20002
-Applications to open on August 16
-Applications to close by the end of February
*Students are admitted to the Sign Language Education masters program once a year, with the program starting online mid-May.
Program Specific Requirements:
ASL 709: Sign Language Media Production can be waived with extensive media, film and editing experience. Contact us for more details at email@example.com.
Candidates with extensive experience may request to forgo Practicum by submitting an application, however, an Internship is required. To be eligible to submit an application, one must:
Deadline for the Practicum waiver is July 15.
In addition: Students who meet the criteria and are eligible to submit an application must procure and provide their best sample lesson plan, syllabus, and assessment tool. They also must obtain grades of A- or above for their first Summer courses.
*ASL 709 and ASL 752 may not be required for students with extensive media, film, and editing experience and/or extensive teaching experience.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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