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.
Sorenson Language and Communication Center (SLCC) 1112
Communication Studies and,Art and Media DesignMs. Patricia Hill(202) 651-5420 (voice) Email
Theatre ArtsMs. Juanita Cebe(202) 651-5501 (voice)Email
Read more about Assistant Professor Max Kazemzadeh, who recently presented a computer workshop at UCLA's Nanolab.
Work closely with world-renowned faculty in an inspiring creative environment that encourages innovation.
Whether in drawing and other fine arts, darkroom and digital photography, graphic design, 3D modeling and animation, game development, installation art, or film production and special effects, you will develop a strong knowledge base, technical skills and a portfolio that opens doors to a wide range of professional art careers.
Our extensive internship connections in Washington, D.C., offer unmatched opportunities to gain professional work experience. And at Gallaudet, we help you see the potential for your work to improve visual communication and quality of life for all who are deaf and hard of hearing.
Expand your career choices and graduate school options with one of our five minors.
See list of all Gallaudet majors.
Keep reading to learn more about the art program and career outcomes.
An international hub for deaf and visual performing arts. Communication research with national impact. Learn more about the Department of Art, Communication and Theatre.
Intern or work on a volunteer project at one of the Smithsonian museums or an international organization. Join the design staff of the student newspaper, create a logo for a student group, prepare an exhibit for Gallaudet’s Washburn Arts Center or work as a studio lab assistant. Opportunities for student artists are virtually unlimited at Gallaudet and in Washington, D.C.
Within one year of graduation, 89 percent of Gallaudet’s recent art, communication and theatre majors are employed or in graduate school. Learn more about alumni of the Department of Art, Communication and Theatre.
Most graphic design positions require at least a bachelor’s degree, and many other types of artists find that a degree improves their job prospects. Employment of graphic designers in computer systems design and related services is projected to grow 35 percent from 2012 to 2022. Learn more about career opportunities in this field.
Master your technique and explore the latest design programs in our expansive art and digital media studios. Or intern at Gallaudet’s Motion Light Lab (ML2), recently featured in an NPR article.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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