Rochester Institute of Technology
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Secondary Education of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, MS
One Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623
Master of Science in 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.
International Student Requirements:International applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Minimum scores of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (Internet-based) are required.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid Description: For graduate study, many of the 70 graduate programs offer assistantships. Additionally, more than 9,000 student jobs are available on campus each year.
# of Credits Required: 62
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Candidates may work with RIT's Financial Aid Office to determine aid eligibility and funding options.
Locale: Large Suburb