Overcoming communication challenges
In many career fields, you will encounter people with compromised hearing. Whether
it’s in a clinic, classroom or many other settings, you will need skills to communicate
with and educate this population.
This graduate certificate is offered to support educators and professionals by equipping
them with foundational skills in the area of the education of deaf and hard of hearing;
however, this 14-credit hour program does not lead to teacher certification.
Why pursue this certificate?
- This unique certificate program is convenient for professionals as it is available
- Your improved communication skills will allow you to better serve this population
in a variety of capacities.
- In addition to education, the program complements many health related fields and social
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
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
Program admission requirements
To be eligible to apply for admission to this program, the student must:
- Have an undergraduate degree in communication sciences or disorders, education or
a related area.
- Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00.
- Submit the Graduate Application.
EDHH online graduate certificate curriculum
||Speech Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
||Counseling: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
||Reading: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
||Language Development: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
||Early Intervention: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Apply to this certificate program through a central application: GradCAS. Review the
sections above before you begin.
For more information, please contact certificate advisor Karen Engler at KarenEngler@MissouriState.edu.
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