Boston University

School of Education

Education of the Deaf


640 Commonwealth Ave

Boston, MA 02215

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Ed. - Education of the Deaf;, Ed.D. - Developmental Studies;Ph.D.- Applied Linguistics (in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences), CAGS - Education of the Deaf;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program sequence in Education of the Deaf is designed for students interested in teaching Deaf children in a variety of school settings. The curriculum stems from a bilingual/bicultural approach, American Sign Language (ASL) and written English. Students develop an understanding of the nature of language, linguistic theory, language acquisition, the teaching of language (ASL and English), as well as instructional strategies for teaching reading, math, science, and social studies. Two practica are required; one part-time and one full-time student teaching.


New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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