Arizona International Direct - Online
Arizona Online - Online
The following requirements must be met to be considered for admission to the Special Education - DHH Master’s program:
1. A bachelor's or graduate degree from an accredited college or university in education or related field,
2. a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) on at least the last 60 units of coursework,
3. a grade of “A” or “B” in at least one American Sign Language course (as evidenced on college or university transcripts), and
4. experience with children, including children with special needs and/or children who are DHH.
The department requires the following documents to complete your application:
The GRE exam is not required.
Fall: June 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: March 15
As an Arizona Online program, the Special Education-DHH program tuition rate is the same for in-state, out-of-state, and international students. Our tuition is currently $653/unit with most courses being 3 units. On average students take 45 units to complete the program.
Arizona Teachers Loan Forgiveness Program for teachers of the Deaf or Blind: Available to student in Arizona only. Students must be enrolled full time (9 units) to be eligible for this program. For each year support monies are used, the recipient will owe one year of teaching service. Teaching service requires that you teach DHH students in Arizona. Students can receive up to $10,000 from this fund.
Arizona Teachers Academy (ATA): Available to student in Arizona only. Students receive tuition and fees for each semester for which they participate in the ATA program. For each year (Fall/Spring semester) ATA funds are used, the recipient will owe one year of teaching service. Teaching service requires that you teach DHH students in Arizona. Students must file a FAFSA to receive ATA funds (https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa). Forgiveness of this loan, after service obligation has been met, is contingent on program completion. Additional information about ATA support can be found here: https://coe.arizona.edu/arizona-teachers-academy.
Project OIC Grant (https://coe.arizona.edu/project-oic): This grant is a collaboration between the DHH program and the Applied Behavior Analysis program. Scholars funded through this grant will take additional courses in the ABA program and independent studies to build collaboration skills. Students will receive $11,800 per year for two years toward tuition. Eligible applicants will have a 3.2 GPA from most recently completed degree (or on last 60 units of coursework taken).
Representation and Diversity in Early Childhood Deaf Education (RAD-ECDE) Grant: This grant will provide tuition support and living stipends for students interested in birth to 5 services for DHH children and families. The focus of this grant project is to support the needs of Deaf Multilingual Learners. Students funded through this grant will be required to complete field experiences in early intervention or early childhood settings. BIPOC, d/Deaf, and multilingual individuals who are interested in early intervention and/or early childhood education are encouraged to apply. Applicants must meet the Graduate College admission requirements to qualify.
Contact Dr. Christina Rivera to apply, email@example.com.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program:
3705 for Major
View Special Education (MA) - Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the University's Main Catalog.
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