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.
MSW Program Director: Kota Takayama (email)
BSW Program Director: Hayley Stokar (email)
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) S335
(202) 651-5160 (tty)(202) 651-5160 (voice)(202) 651-5817 (fax)
All recent Department of Social Work bachelor's degree recipients are employed (70 percent) or in graduate school (30 percent) within one year of graduation. Several continue their studies at Gallaudet, which offers an M.S.W. program that prepares students for leadership in organizations serving deaf and hard of hearing people.All recent graduate-level alumni of the department are either employed (78 percent) or pursuing further education (22 percent).
Community services is projected to be among the top five job categories requiring postsecondary education, according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. Programs in the Department of Social Work position students for career success through a strong network of internship sites in this field.
Recent internship sites for Gallaudet students include:
School Social Work Internships
Master of Social Work students in our school specialization benefit from diverse internship opportunities in the region. Broader, semester-long internships for the program's advanced year internship include sites such as:
Graduates have found excellent employment opportunities throughout the United States.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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