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Requirements

  • Completed application form. See Application Instructions to learn how.
  • A non-refundable application fee of $75.
  • A minimum 3.0 grade point average (on a four-point scale) in all previous undergraduate and graduate study. (Occasionally, applicants with a GPA lower than 3.0 may be admitted conditionally upon the recommendation of the department.)
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate study, including evidence of having received a bachelor's degree from an accredited university. (Those applying during their final undergraduate year will be required to submit a final transcript after completion of their bachelor's degree and before enrolling in their first semester of graduate study.) See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Official transcripts of all graduate study. See Application Guidelines and FAQ for more information.
  • Goals statement. See Application Guidelines for more information.
  • Three letters of recommendation, at least one must show evidence of successful paid or volunteer work with infants, children, or adolescents and/or families
  • All international applicants from non-English speaking countries must demonstrate English language competence via the Degrees of Reading Power (DRP) examination. TOEFL results may be substituted instead of taking the DRP. (Use 5240 for the ETS institutional code)

Additional Program Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, Counseling, Social Work and/or related fields
  • At least two of the following artifacts demonstrating ASL skills:
    • ASLPI result of 2 or above
    • Video goal statement
    • Video of yourself teaching
  • License/certificate of teaching (optional).  If you wish to attach your license/certificate to your application, please email it to graduate@gallaudet.edu.
  • Evidence of successful paid or volunteer work with infants, children, or adolescents and/or families (at least two years)

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