M.Sc. Blended

Deaf Education

McDaniel College

24 months
8945 USD/year
8945 USD/year
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Come connect with an energetic community of individuals pursuing teaching credentials for Deaf Education at McDaniel College at elementary or secondary levels.


You will be prepared to teach others with the Master of Science in Education for the Deaf degree. McDaniel College has been highly regarded nationally for its Deaf Education program since its inception in 1967. As a joint effort between McDaniel College and the Maryland School for the Deaf, grew a robust and well-established program that today continues to produce qualified and caring educators who strive for excellence in both ASL and English.

Key Features of the Deaf Education program include:

  • Hybrid model with students taking courses online and on-campus;
  • Student Teaching Internships for candidates interested in obtaining certification;
  • Experienced and practiced faculty in the field.

Candidates have the option of taking Comprehensive Exams at the completion of their course work or writing a thesis as their capstone experience. McDaniel College’s M.S. in Education for the Deaf pedagogical, linguistic, and cultural mission include preparing knowledgeable and competent teachers who:

• challenge and empower students

• have a lifelong enthusiasm for learning

• value the unique contribution of Deaf and hearing teachers

• serve as role models for all students

• develop in their students an appreciation and respect for bilingual fluency

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Deaf Education
  • Reading for Deaf Students
  • Assessment and Instruction of Deaf Students with Special Needs
  • First and Second Language Learning
  • Writing and Information Literacy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits

34-37 credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for graduate study 
  • Official undergraduate transcript conferring bachelor’s degree from accredited institution with 2.5 GPA
  • American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) minimum entrance score of 2+
  • English Proficiency Essay (EPE) minimum entrance score of 3

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17890 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    8945 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17890 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Westminster

1610 - 2727 USD /month
Living costs

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


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