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.
Program Director: Christi Batamula, Ph.D.
Contact: Tammy Kinsler
Fowler Hall (FH) 304
(202) 250-2468 (department videophone) (202) 651-5530 (voice) (202) 651-5860 (fax)
New for the 2022-2023 cohort! All admitted candidates studying Transformational Leadership and Administration in Deaf Education will be eligible to receive an educational leadership grant that will allow tuition to be reduced to $700 per credit for the duration of the Ed.S. program.
The Education Specialist (Ed.S.) in Education is designed for teachers who have a master's degree in education of deaf and hard of hearing students and seek professional proficiency in an area of specialization. This is a self-paced, individualized degree program offering specializations based on
the interests of the candidate and the availability of faculty members within the specialization to
mentor the candidate.
The 30-credit hour program is individually designed by the student and advisor within the following
framework (approximate credits hours indicated):
EDU 799 Independent Study (3 credit hours; each candidate will do a major research project and
Candidates in the Ed.S. program can complete coursework in a number of areas based on their
research or professional interests. These areas include, but are not limited to:
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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