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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Undergraduate Program, Director: Deborah Maxwell-McCaw, Ph.D. - Deborah.firstname.lastname@example.org
School Psychology Program, Director: Tania Thomas-Presswood, Ph.D. - Tania.email@example.com
Clinical Psychology Program, Director of Clinical Training: Lawrence Pick, Ph.D. - Lawrence.firstname.lastname@example.org
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All recent Department of Psychology bachelor's degree recipients are employed (46 percent) or in graduate school (54 percent) within one year of graduation. Several continue their studies at Gallaudet, which offers unparalleled opportunities to develop a psychology career working with deaf and hard of hearing individuals.
All recent graduate-level alumni of the department are either employed (55 percent) or pursuing further education (45 percent).
Graduates work all over the United States in a variety of careers, such as Krystal Johnson, B.A., who is a human resources specialist for the National Institutes of Health. Several have advanced in professional careers serving deaf individuals. For instance, Michael Gournaris, PH.D. is director of state services for the deaf in Minnesota, and Victoria Flis, M.A. works with a deaf services agency in Louisiana.
Information currently being updated.
Graduates of our Psy.S. program in school psychology work in educational settings around the United States, providing services to deaf and hearing children of varying ages and needs. Our graduates work in public and private schools and school systems, as well as in residential programs for deaf students.
Most of the school psychologists in the metropolitan Washington area who work with deaf students are Gallaudet graduates.
Graduates of our doctoral program hold positions throughout the United States as:- Staff psychologists at medical centers- Mental health administrators at the state and regional levels- Research scientists- Psychologists in independent practice
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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