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Traditional Track Master's Program

30 Credit Hours

This option is for students who don't have a degree specifically in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, but have a Bachelor’s Degree in a field associated with Education, Deafness, Special Education, Interpreting, or another related Human Service field. The Master of Arts – Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program is not an initial certification program.

Required Courses

Required Courses
30 Credit Hours
EDD
509
Foundations of Education of the D/HH: History and Trends
EDD
512
Language and Communication Development Among Students who are Deaf/HH
EDD
548
ASL in the Classroom Setting
EDD
555
Auditory Development with D/HH children
EDD
557
Spoken Language Facilitation
EDD
560
Instructional Methods of Teaching Reading and Language with students who are D/HH
EDD
562
Instructional Methods of Teaching Content to Students who are D/HH
EDD
515
Introduction to Research
EDD
570
Action Research for the Classroom Teacher
EDD
545
Practicum in Working with Students who are D/HH (Summer Residence)
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Elective Courses offered based on availability
EDD
530
Working with Diverse Students who are D/HH
EDD
540
Selected Topics
EDD
550
Visual English Systems
EDD
567
Curricular Issues in Content and Reading in the Deaf Education Classroom
ESE
568
Instructional Methods for Students with Behavioral and Learning Disabilities
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Graduate School Calendar 2019-2020

Endorsement Electives

Master’s students can choose from a variety of elective courses including two state-approved teaching endorsements:

Application Requirements

  1. Graduate Application
  2. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution. Applicants must submit an official transcript from every institution they have attended
  3. GPA of 3.0 for the final 60 hours of coursework.
  4. A Personal Statement of 500 words to be submitted with the application.
  5. A current resume.
  6. Evidence of Access to a working environment with children who are deaf/hard of hearing
  7. A letter of recommendation from a Supervisor.
  8. Demonstration of American Sign Language Proficiency

Fall Applications are due by June 1st.