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M.S. in Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

Designed for:

Future educators who would want to teach children that are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

To start, you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Pre-requisite courses
  • ASL coursework

Get the details on admission requirements, processes, and timelines

Finishing will take:

  • 2 years
  • 68 credits
  • Research Project

Begin your MSEd in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education program:

  • Fall term 2017 (courses will be online)

Where you will take classes:

  • Online/distance
  • Hybrid
  • Campus

Technology you will need:

  • Computer
  • Internet connection

Where this degree can take you:

  • Teaching K-12
  • Preparation for doctoral programs

What you will learn:

The masters degree in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education will instill the educational knowledge that benefits children, families, and communities.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Develop and apply foundational knowledge and theories of educational thought, including various epistemological frameworks to the implementation of their teaching practice.
  2. Analyze various linguistic, social and cultural perspectives in Deaf Education, and how they contribute to cognitive and academic development of students.
  3. Collaborate effectively in various educational settings with other service professionals who are involved in the education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.


You can rely on the people behind the M.S. in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education to help you grow into a mentor or teacher and take on leadership in the field of Deaf Education. Ask us questions—about the process, about the field, or about your career. We look forward to your contributions to this field.

Ready to get to know us better? Request more information or start the application process



If you haven’t found the information you need or are still not sure where to direct your question, contact Kathy Heide, heidek@wou.edu or 503-838-8324.