The Deaf Education program provides students with the coursework and field experiences necessary to be licensed in the field of special education in the area of deaf education. Students pursuing this program will be prepared to teach learners ages 3-21 who have been identified with a hearing loss (deaf or hard of hearing).
Marlee Matlin with the Fall '12 Methods Class. Pictured from left to right: Becca Gruccio, Kim Fairchild, Dru Roney, Marlee Matlin, Angela Henderhan, Emily McDermott, Kaleigh Bowling, and Brooke Hohlbaugh
Licensure, Endorsements, and/or Certificates
- Undergraduate Program Requirements (with semester-by semester roadmap)
Deaf Education License
- License Requirements
Deaf Education Certificates
- Undergraduate/Graduate: Deaf Education Multiple Disabilities
- Graduate: Early Childhood Deaf Education
PLEASE NOTE: You MUST already have, or you must be planning to obtain, a Deaf Education Teaching License if you wish to pursue one of our certificate programs. DFED courses that are required for licensure also are foundational to work in the field, and you therefore must have taken, or plan to take, these classes in order to be considered for certification(s).
- Ed.S Program Requirements
- Ed.S plan of study
Deaf Education Program FAQs
- Professional Resources and Organizations
- SLPI Testing and Graduation Information
- CEC/CED Professional Standards