M.Sc. On Campus

Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Radford University

12 months
17441 USD/year
17441 USD/year
8915 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The master of science degree in special education with Virginia licensure in Deaf or Hard of Hearing preK-12 at Radford University prepares teachers to work with deaf and hard of hearing students of all ages. 


Deaf or Hard of Hearing teachers can be found at all grade levels. They instruct students at Radford University with a variety of disabilities, such as visual and hearing impairments, learning disabilities, and physical disabilities. 

Learning outcomes

Special education teachers design and modify instructions to meet the special needs of their students.

Students in this specialty take courses in language, literacy, speech pathology, audiology, and sign language.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Audiologic Assessment and Intervention
  • Language Development and Literacy for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Collaboration to Teach and Support Diverse Learners
  • Students with Diverse Learning Needs and the Special Education Process
  • Diagnostic and Assessment Procedures for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Proactive Classroom Management and Advanced Positive Behavior Support
  • Teaching Internship in Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Preschool-Elementary Level
  • Teaching Internship in Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Secondary Level

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Syllabus of university study - For transfer students, a description of each course or subject studied must be submitted accompanied by a certified English translation. An evaluation of your transfer credit cannot be made without the course descriptions.
  • For students enrolled at a U.S. college, the Transfer Eligibility Form must be completed.
  • If you have been out of school for any period of time, other than school breaks, please send a letter that explains if you have been working, attending school, etc., along with the application for admission.
  • Confidential statement of Financial Support (see required immigration documents).
  • TOEFL/IELTS - (see English Proficiency).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8915 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8915 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Radford

996 - 1628 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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