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

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Where this degree can take you:

  • Teaching K-12
    • This program meets the requirements for an Oregon Teaching License with endorsement. WOU has not made a determination regarding licensure requirements in states other than Oregon and encourages students to check their state license board to determine if the program meets licensure requirements in their state. 

  • Preparation for doctoral programs

To start, you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • Co-requisite courses
    • LING 310 & ASL 556 (or courses supported by program coordinator)
  • 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 2022

Where you will take classes:

  • Online/distance

Technology you will need:

  • Computer with high-speed internet connection and video capabilities.

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.


If you haven’t found the information you need or are still not sure where to direct your question, contact Olivia Flores, or 503-838-8675.