M.Sc. Online

Education of the Deaf

Texas Woman's University

12 months
30528 USD/year
30528 USD/year
15336 USD/year
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In as little as 2 years, you can be ready for the next step in your career with the Education of the Deaf program of Texas Woman's University. No GRE required.


Program Features

  • 100% online coursework
  • Degree completion in as little as 2 years, or 30 credit hours
  • High quality, affordable education & career preparation
  • Specialized coursework that highlights experiential learning with practicum opportunities in schools with master teachers and on campus in TWU’s Future Classroom Lab
  • Small classes with accessible, knowledgeable and supportive faculty
  • Allows certified teachers to enroll as non-degree seeking students to qualify for the state Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) exam
  • Allows students who are seeking initial teacher certification and are Texas core complete to pursue EC-6 Core Subjects certification and DHH certification simultaneously

Why study education of the deaf at TWU?

More than 50 years of Deaf Education

Texas Woman’s has been training teachers of the deaf and hard of hearing for more than 50 years. Home to the longest standing program in the state of Texas, the Education of the Deaf program of Texas Woman's University is offered to students around the world. We stress accessibility for all students and ensure our graduates have field-based experiences that enable them to be successful educators of the deaf and hard of hearing.

Career Opportunities

Deaf educators fall within the special education field. According to the BLS, the median salary for special education teachers is $58,980.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Differentiating Communication Across Deaf Education Settings
  • History, Policies and Trends in Deaf Education
  • Educational Audiology and Listening Supports
  • Families and Young Children in Deaf Education
  • Classroom Assessment and Access to Print Literacy in Deaf Education
  • Instructional Processes and Facilitating Language in Deaf Education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Sign proficiency as demonstrated by coursework, certification, or acknowledgment from a state or nationally recognized source (ASLPI, SLPI, TASC, BEI, etc.). Exemptions for individuals who are native signers will be applied on an individual basis after consulting with the program.
  • A GPA of 3.0 or higher on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work OR on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work plus any post-baccalaureate or graduate hours. The Graduate School requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 on all graduate coursework.
  • Off-campus/online students must have access to a school for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  • The program application includes a letter of intent and the names of three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation.
  • International and permanent resident applicants must submit English proficiency scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    30528 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15264 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15336 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7668 USD per semester during 12 months.


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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