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Early Childhood Deaf Education (Post Master's) PDFDownload to print

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

405 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2294

The Early Childhood Deaf Education certificate combines Deaf Education and Early Childhood Intervention Specialist coursework, with two additional courses specific to the program. This certificate is available to student currently enrolled in the Deaf Education program at the graduate level, students with Deaf Education teaching licensure at the undergraduate level, or students with a bachelor's degree in Speech or Audiology. Students with Deaf Education licensure also will be eligible for certification from the Council for Education of the Deaf.


Course Title Credits
SPED 53316 Early Childhood Deaf Education: Family and Child Service Provision 3
  53317 Family -Focused Approaches to Cochlear Implant Use 3
  63392 Practicum in Deaf Education 1-3*
  63955 Typical/Atypical Development in Young Children 3
  63996 Individual Investigation in Special Education 1-3*
SPSY 67973 Consultation in the Helping Professions 3
TOTAL 14-18

*hours required to be determined with faculty advisor in consideration of previous professional experiences.