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Early Childhood Deaf Education (Post Bachelor's) PDFDownload to print

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

405 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2294

The Early Childhood Deaf Education certificate combines various special education coursework and is for those holding deaf education teaching licensure, students with bachelor's degrees in speech or audiology or students in a graduate deaf education degree program. Students with deaf education licensure will be eligible for certification from the Council for Education of the Deaf.

Course Title Credits
SPED 53316 Early Childhood Deaf Education: Family and Child Service Provision 3
  53317 Family -Focused Approaches to Cochlear Implant Use 3
  63392 Advanced Practicum in Hearing Impaired 1-3*
  63955 Typical/Atypical Development in Young Children 3
  63996 Individual Investigation in Special Education 1-3*
SPSY 67973 Consultation in the Helping Professions 3
TOTAL 14-18

*hours required to be determined with faculty advisor in consideration of previous professional experiences.


Gainful Employment Disclosure
CIP code: 13.1003
CIP title: Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments
Including Deafness
AY 11 completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completers: 0
AY 11 on-time completion rate: N/A
Median Stafford loans: to be determined
Median other loans: to be determined
Total cost per credit hours: $452
Total costs for credit hours: $8,136
Book and supplies cost per credit hours: $134
Total books and supplies costs: $1,380
Term: Fall 2012 and Spring 2013
Length: 30 Weeks
Fees per term: Varies
Room and board per term: $4,480
Other supply or miscellaneous costs: N/A
SOC code: 25-2041.00
SOC title: Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School
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Respondent placement rate: N/A - No completers in recent year