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Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

Lamar University

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
10630 USD/year
10630 USD/year
5722 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Lamar University Master of Science in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education is perfect if you are an educator who wants to teach deaf and hard of hearing children. The coursework allows you to develop and incorporate foundational knowledge and theories of educational thought, including various epistemological frameworks, into your teaching practice.

Overview

You will gain the ability to analyze various linguistic, social and cultural perspectives in Deaf Education while learning how they contribute to the cognitive and academic development of students. As a leader in your field, this program will prepare you to collaborate effectively in various educational settings with other Deaf and Hard of Hearing educational service professionals.

Why Study Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar?

The Master of Science in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education at Lamar University is certified by the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED), and our graduates are eligible for professional certification through the CED.

Career Paths

The deaf and hard of hearing master’s program is designed to serve the 40 to 50 percent of deaf and hard of hearing children who are also diagnosed with an additional disability. This program prepares you for Texas teacher certification and to acquire the competencies specifically needed to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Clinical Practicum
  • Multicultural and Deafness
  • ASL V
  • Speech & Audio Deaf Education
  • Advanced Deaf Studies
  • ASL/ENG Bilingual Education & Deaf
  • ASL/ENF Bilingual Lit & Deaf
  • ASL/ENG Bilingual Assessment

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application. All international graduate applicants should submit online applications through the Apply Texas system.
  • Submit Academic Records
  • Provide Proof of English Language Proficiency. International applicants, both undergraduate and graduate, must provide proof of English language proficiency through scores on the TOEFL or IELTS. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5315 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    10630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5315 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    5722 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2861 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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