Gallaudet University

Graduate School & Professional Programs

Department of American Sign Language & Deaf Studies


800 Florida Avenue Northeast

Washington, DC 20002

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Department of American Sign Language & Deaf Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Gallaudet University is irrefutably the world's expert on American Sign Language and deaf studies. Having a rich history of being a leader in deaf education for over a hundred years, as well as being the premier educational institution that identified ASL as a true and independent language, it is clear that if you're interested in studying either ASL or the study of deaf people and deaf communities, Gallaudet University is the place. The Department of ASL and Deaf Studies gives students an opportunity to acquire an understanding of the deaf community as a part of human diversity. The courses are designed to prepare students to spend their professional or social lives after graduation, in the deaf community or, to make further contributions in a chosen academic discipline.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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