Admission and Program Requirements

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Online Certificate in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Karen Engler, Certificate Advisor
Kampeter Health Sciences Hall, Room 258; Phone: 417-836-6674

Program description

A 14-credit hour Missouri State University Online Graduate Certificate in Education for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (EDHH) is available to nondegree-seeking students or students pursuing a program of study in other areas who are interested in completing these courses as electives or in addition to requirements on the respective program of study. The certificate is also offered to support professionals in the fields of communication sciences and disorders, education, psychology, social work, medicine and other related specialties. The certificate will not lead to teacher certification in EDHH; however, it is offered to support educators and other professionals who desire basic skills in the area of EDHH. Required course work for the EDHH Online Graduate Certificate follows:

Program admission requirements

To be eligible to apply for admission to this program, the student must:

  1. Have an undergraduate degree in communication sciences or disorders, education or a related area.
  2. Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00.
  3. Submit the Graduate Application.

EDHH online graduate certificate curriculum

Course Code Course Title Credits
CSD 762 Speech Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3 hrs
CSD 766 Counseling: Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3 hrs
CSD 765 Reading: Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3 hrs
CSD 760 Language Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing 3 hrs
CSD 759 Early Intervention: Deaf and Hard of Hearing 2 hrs
  TOTAL 14 hrs