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.
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Make lasting memories and grow in ways you never thought possible.
Chair:Dr. Amanda Holzrichter
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) S233
(202) 250-2984 (videophone) (202) 651-5560 (voice)
Department of World Languages and Cultures graduates have gone on to careers or graduate school in international development, translation, linguistics, teaching, foreign service, communication and business.
A few examples:Kristine Gauna (B.A. French/Minor Spanish '12), is a research administrator at Gallaudet’s Brain and Language Laboratory for Neuroimaging. She is NIH-certified to perform studies with fNIRS. Fluent in four languages and a strong advocate for bilingualism, her professional interests focus on how the brain acquires language.
Erikson Young (B.A. Spanish '03), was the first deaf Peace Corps volunteer at a remote Kenyan school.
Gallaudet students in many academic fields have interned around the globe:
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