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Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Initial Certification

Teachers College at Columbia University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
1768 USD/credit
1768 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Arts (M.A.) programs in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Initial Certification at Teachers College at Columbia University, are among the oldest teacher education programs in the country. 

Overview

Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Initial Certification provides an intensive study of the educational issues of individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing from the perspectives of psychology, anthropology, linguistics, child development, pedagogy, and regular education with the aim of preparing teachers who will address the educational and literacy needs of these children. 

We serve and prepare individuals for work with children who possess a wide range of hearing losses in classes using diverse communication systems, as well as for work with children who have typical hearing.

Career development

Teachers College at Columbia University Career Education & Professional Development  encourages students from all academic disciplines to incorporate career learning into the larger scope of daily life to aid in making a positive impact in the diverse worldwide community. We are committed to empowering all Teachers College students with the skills, resources and opportunities needed to pursue and achieve their post-graduate goals.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Computer Applications in Special Education
  • Psychosocial and cultural aspects of deafness
  • Language/literacy for the Deaf/hh I (Reading/Writing)
  • American sign language II
  • Observation and Student Teaching 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

40 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

  • Applicants from the U.S. are required to hold, or be in the process of obtaining, a 120-credit baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
  • International applicants must hold, or be in the process of obtaining, the equivalent of a 120-credit U.S. baccalaureate degree.
  • All applicants must have a conferred baccalaureate degree before matriculating at Teachers College.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1768 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1768 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1768 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1768 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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