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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Chair: Dr. Kendra SmithContact: Mr. David Spillers
Fowler Hall (FH) 107
(202) 618-6852 (videophone)(202) 651-5515 (voice)(202) 651-5657 (fax)
The program is not accepting applications for admission at this time.
The Summers and Online School Counseling Program prepares graduates to be multiculturally competent professional school counselors with the cultural self-awareness, sensitivity, knowledge, and skills essential to becoming effective and ethical practitioners, leaders, and advocates to promote social justice, equity and academic excellence for all deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students in a variety of K-12 educational settings.
The master's degree Summers and Online School Counseling Program (63 credit hours) is a hybrid program, requiring three years to complete. Students will attend classes on campus three summers and take courses online for 4 semesters. The final year of the program requires one semester of practicum and one semester of a full-time internship in a school setting. As this program is designed for current professionals who are seeking a career change or additional education credentials, preference is given to applicants having prior experience in educational programs serving deaf and hard of hearing people.
The program of study is accredited by the the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Council on Accreditation of Counseling-Related Education Programs (CACREP). In addition to the Graduate School Requirements, admission into this program requires undergraduate or graduate courses in child, adolescent, or human development; abnormal psychology; and one additional course in psychology (nine hours total).
The School Counseling Programs prepare graduates to be multiculturally competent professional school counselors with the self-awareness, sensitivity, knowledge, and skills essential to becoming effective and ethical practitioners, leaders, and advocates for quality comprehensive counseling services and/or programs for all deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing students in a variety of educational settings.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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