M.S. - Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf's MS secondary education of deaf or hard of hearing students is a unique program, which prepares professionals to meet the national need for excellent teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. NTID Faculty members are international leaders in research and the art of teaching in the education of deaf people.
The National Technical Institute for the Deaf offers a graduate program leading to the master of science degree in secondary education of students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The unique program prepares professionals to meet the national need for excellent teachers of secondary students who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program's purpose includes the preparation of teachers not only as effective practitioners but also as leaders in the profession.
NTID is a logical home for this innovative program. Faculty members are international leaders in research and the art of teaching in the education of deaf people. A carefully designed system of faculty advisement is a prominent feature of this program. On-campus facilities, state-of-the-art technology, and a well-established system of educational access services combine to make this a vital program for both deaf and hearing students who desire careers as professional educators of deaf students. Graduates of teacher education programs at RIT have a 96-percent pass rate on the New York State Teacher Certification Examination.
evidence of successful completion of 30 semester hour concentration of college-level credits in American Sign Language, English, math, science or social studies. Major in social studies includes economics and government, and at least 21 semester hours in the history and geography of the United States and the world
an expository essay
two letters of reference
# of Credits Required:
International Student Requirements:
Students whose first language is not English will be asked to provide evidence that they have obtained a satisfactory score in either of the following:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL); minimum score of 550 required
Michigan test of English Proficiency; minimum score of 80 required
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I
Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999