Master of Social Work (MSW)

Overview Dr. Kota Takayama, Program Director Hall Memorial Building, S334C The master of social work program at Gallaudet University prepares students for advanced social work practice with deaf and hard of hearing populations. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills to enter the profession as practitioners in various settings, such as schools, health care agencies, family […]

Ph.D. in Linguistics

Overview Dr. Debbie Chen Pichler, Graduate Program Coordinator Sorenson Language and Communication Center, Room 3218 Gallaudet’s Ph.D. program in linguistics, with a focus on ASL and other signed languages, gives students the opportunity to specialize in a range of theoretical and applied areas related to signed languages, including phonology, syntax, morphology, cognitive linguistics, sociolinguistics, first […]

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

Overview Dr. Lawrence Pick, Program Director lawrence.pick@gallaudet.edu The Department of Psychology offers a doctorate (Ph.D.) in clinical psychology, with specialization in working with deaf and hard of hearing populations. The program is based on a “scholar-practitioner” training model, with a life-span development philosophy and offers courses and opportunities for supervised practice with deaf people, with […]

Specialist (Psy.S.) in School Psychology

Overview Dr. Tania Thomas-Presswood, Program Director Hall Memorial Building, Room W312E The Department of Psychology offers a specialist degree program in school psychology (Psy.S.) with a subspecialization in deafness. The program provides a comprehensive plan of studies that integrates respect for diversity, basic psychology, practitioner skills, and educational planning. The faculty is committed to developing […]

Certificate in Deaf History

Overview Admissions suspended for the 2020-2021 academic year The Graduate Certificate Program in Deaf History offers training in the growing field of deaf history. It provides graduate level courses in a broad range of related topics, including Deaf American, European, Media, and Disability history. Our courses promote history research methods and content, emphasizing how techniques […]

Ph.D. in Translation and Interpreting Studies

Overview Dr. Danielle Hunt, Program Coordinator Hall Memorial Building, Room 1421 The Department of Interpretation and Translation offers a Ph.D. in Translation and Interpreting Studies with a focus on American Sign Language-English Interpretation. This program is available for experienced interpreters who meet the University’s Graduate School and Department of Interpretation and Translation admission requirements. The […]

Master of Arts in Interpretation: Combined Interpreting Practice and Research

Overview Web: Department of Interpretation and Translation Paul Harrelson, Program Coordinator Hall Memorial Building, 1417 The concentration in Combined Interpreting Practice and Research is designed to prepare and educate Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing persons in working as interpreters in Deaf and hearing communities. The program provides a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to interpretation […]

Master of Arts in Interpretation: Interpreting Research

Overview Web: Department of Interpretation and Translation Paul Harrelson, Program Coordinator Hall Memorial Building, 1417 The concentration in Interpreting Research is designed to educate Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing persons who have demonstrated competence in interpreting and who wish to further their education and knowledge with an advanced degree. This degree is designed to […]

M.A. in Linguistics

Overview Dr. Debbie Chen Pichler, Graduate Program Coordinator Sorenson Language and Communication Center, Room 3218 Students may seek an M.A. in Linguistics either as their terminal degree or as a prerequisite for the Ph.D. program in Linguistics. However, students should note that successful completion of the M.A. program does not guarantee entry into the Ph.D. […]

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and their Families: Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate

Overview Dr. Julie Mitchiner, Program Co-Director Dr. LaTrice L. Dowtin, Program Co-Director The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and their Families: Collaboration and Leadership Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program is a hybrid program (online and on-campus instruction) that provides professionals from a wide range of disciplines with current evidence-based knowledge and skills for working […]