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Graduate Programs in Deaf Education

The Master of Arts - Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program at Flagler College is a fully accredited online program committed to preparing qualified educators to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population of children who are deaf and hard of hearing.

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Program Description

The Master of Arts Program - Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Flagler College provides comprehensive training and professional development to prepare and support teachers and related service providers working with students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH). Students may enter the graduate program as either degree seeking pursuing a Master’s* or as non-degree seeking pursuing an endorsement.

Several options for study within the program are offered, including:

Traditional Track Master's Program

This track is designed for students entering with a BA or certification in an area other than DHH education.

Flagler Fast Track Master's Program

This track is designed for students currently enrolled in the DHH education undergraduate program at Flagler College.

Modified Fast Track Master's Program

This track is designed for students entering with a BA or certification in an area other than DHH education.

Program Director

Dr. Jennifer Catalano
904-819-6297
JCatalano@flagler.edu

Acceptance of Academic Credit
  • A maximum of 9 credits of high-quality graduate work done at a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an officially recognized degree-granting international institution may be applied toward the requirements for a Master's. However, credits earned to complete a previous Master's degree elsewhere may not be applied to the Flagler graduate degree. All hours must be completed prior to enrolling in the Flagler Master’s program.
  • Approval to apply any transferred credits toward a degree program must be granted by the student's academic adviser, the program director, and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Transfer credits must meet the following criteria:
    • Earned at a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an officially recognized degree-granting international institution
    • Be of "A" or "B" grade value ("B-" grades are not acceptable; pass-fail grades are not transferable unless substantiated by the former institution as having at least "B" quality)
    • Appear on an official graduate transcript
    • Earned within five years prior to the date of registration to the degree program at Flagler.
  • If transferring credits from a university/college that is on quarter hours, quarter hours are converted to semester hours by multiplying the number of quarter hours by two-thirds.
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Formal Complaint Process

Students wishing to submit a complaint or grievance regarding their participation in the graduate program should contact Laura Stevenson, Assistant to the President, at lstevenson@flagler.edu. If the student is dissatisfied with the result, the student has the right to appeal the College’s decision within the institution. If the student is out-of-state and is not satisfied with the institutional decision, s/he may appeal complaints to the FL-SARA Council (www.flsara.org) once they have exhausted all the complaint procedures at Flagler College.

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Tuition & Fees

$525 per credit hour