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: Dr. Julie Mitchiner
Contact: Tammy Kinsler
Fowler Hall (FH) 304
(202) 250-2468 (department videophone) (202) 651-5530 (voice) (202) 651-5860 (fax)
The Master of Arts in Deaf Education Studies program is designed specifically for teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students who have state licensure in deaf education or provisional CED certification (or the equivalent), and who are currently working in the field. This is a self-paced,
individualized degree program offering specializations based on the interests of the candidate and
his/her educational background and teaching experience with deaf and hard of hearing students.
The program offers two delivery options. The on-campus program is a self-paced, individualized degree
program. The on-line program follows an existing plan of study in one of two specializations: Educating
Students with Disabilities or ASL & English Bilingual Early Childhood Education.
Disclosure: The masters in Deaf Education: Advanced Studies is not a state-approved program and is not
intended to lead to licensure and does not lead to licensure in Washington, D.C. Gallaudet University
has also determined that the program also does not meet professional licensure requirements in all 50
states and U.S. territories.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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