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Program in Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Department of Health & Behavior Studies

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The Program in the Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at Teachers College, Columbia University is one of the oldest teacher education programs in the country.  It provides an intensive study of the educational issues of individuals who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing from the perspectives of psychology, anthropology, linguistics, child development, and pedagogy with the aim of preparing teachers who will address the educational and literacy needs of these youngsters. We serve and prepare individuals for work with children who possess a wide range of hearing losses in classes using diverse communication systems.  

Degree Programs

M.A. in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

M.A. is a 32-36credit program leading to a Masters Degree in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

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M.A. in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

The 40 credit course of study leads to Initial Certification in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (pre k - grade12).

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M.Ed. in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

The 60 credit course of study leads to Initial Certification in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (pre k - grade12) and Initial Certification in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Adolescent Education (Science, Math, Social Studies) or Reading Specialist.

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Doctoral Program

The 84 credit course of study leads to a Doctor of Philosophy in Deaf Education. The program covers several areas of study including: advanced study in general special education, in research paradigms, in the education of the d/Deaf and hard of hearing, in linguistics, psycholinguistics, and developmental psycholinguistics and a professional specialization

 

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Contact Us

Program Director: Dr. Angel (Ye) Wang

Phone: (212) 678-8407   

Email: yw2195@columbia.edu

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Feel the Beat

TC Deaf Ed grad Jari Majewsky (class of 2013) recently founded ‘Feel the Beat’, a nonprofit dance program and studio for children who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing and with Special Needs! See the full story here.

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