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Why Study Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education at Madonna University?

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  • You will enhance your employment opportunities by distinguishing your credentials
  • You will experience small student-teacher ratio courses with personal support
  • You may opt for the DHH endorsement alone or incorporate it into a Master’s degree
  • You will develop professional alliances with fellow students and instructors
  • You will participate in a rigorous program with an excellent reputation
  • The coursework will help you to meet revised state certification requirements

The MAT in DHH prepares certified teachers to facilitate learning for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing in all educational settings. This program integrates developmental, behavioral, educational and medical research, theory and evidence based practice to effectively address the learning needs of this population, and all aspects of the child. This program emphasizes the ecological forces on the child to determine the most effective interventions and appropriate learning environments.

The program faculty is comprised of professors of education, and qualified administrators and teachers, with extensive knowledge and experience in the field of special education and Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The MAT in DHH creates a strong synergy and a coordinated response to Deaf education between the College of Education and the Department of Sign Language Studies at Madonna University. You may choose to pursue the DHH endorsement alone, or incorporate it into a Master’s degree in DHH.

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