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.
Master’s students can choose from a variety of elective courses including two state-approved teaching endorsements:
- Graduate Application ($50 application fee)
- A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution. Applicants must submit an official transcript from every institution they have attended.
- GPA of 3.0 for all coursework completed.
- Letter of Intent: A statement of purpose (between one and two pages) clearly describing your academic and (if relevant) professional background and interest in Deaf Education.
- Evidence of Access to a working environment with children who are deaf/hard of hearing
- Two letters of recommendation: One letter must be from an instructor familiar with the applicant's academic performance and potential or provide two letters from professional references.
- Demonstration of American Sign Language Proficiency
Fall Applications are due by July 13th.
Spring Applications are due by November 17th.