12 months
27270 USD/year
18180 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Deaf Education - Advanced Studies from Gallaudet University  is designed specifically for teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students who have state licensure in deaf education or provisional CED certification (or the equivalent) and who are currently working in the field.


Deaf Education - Advanced Studies from Gallaudet University is a self-paced, individualized degree program offering specializations based on the interests of the candidate and his/her educational background and teaching experience with deaf and hard of hearing students.

Graduates with Deaf Education - Advanced Studies from Gallaudet University will:

  • understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students.
  • understands how children learn and develop, and can provide learning opportunities that support a child's intellectual, social, and personal development.
  • understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to diverse learners.
  • understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies to encourage student development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
  • use an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
  • use knowledge of effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy and Legislative on Bilingualism: Implications for ASL/ENG 
  • Educating Deaf Students with Disabilities
  • Teaching Functional Curriculum to Deaf Students with Disabilities
  • Theoretical Perspectives of ASL/ENG Bilingual Education
  • Home, School, and Community Collaboration for Diverse Learners
  • The Structures and Application of American Sign Language and English in the Classroom

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • ASLPI result of 2 or above and/or multi-measurement artifacts (use of ASL)
  • A bachelor's degree in Deaf Education, Special Education, Counseling, Social Work and/or any related fields 
  • License/certificate of teaching (optional)
  • Evidence of successful paid or volunteer work with infants, children, or adolescents and/or families (at least two years)
  • Complete a capstone project that will result in a product and presentation. 
  • Competence in the English language 
  • A completed Graduate School Application Form, including payment of the $75 non-refundable application fee.
  • Official transcripts 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13635 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9090 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • International (Developing Country): $13,635 per semester
  • International (Non-Developing Country): $18,180 per semester

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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.

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