Program Overview

The 27-credit-hour coursework for an online Deaf and Hard of Hearing Graduate Certification Preparation Program is available both as a stand-alone certificate or an area of emphasis with the Masters of Education in Special Education. The degree plan includes all curriculum required for the Texas State Board of Education Certification Deaf and Hard of Hearing EC-12 Teaching Certificate. Certification also requires a passing score on the TExES examination and a Masters Degree. 


This program prepares educators for certification and to acquire the competencies specifically needed to support learning and development in children with hearing loss. The program aims to assure that education for students who are deaf or hard of hearing is designed specifically to meet the linguistic, cultural, social and cognitive needs of the students, based on recent, quality research, it is collaborative, and oriented toward improved academic outcomes. 

Inpiduals who should consider this program are special education teachers and speech language pathologists who want to increase marketability by becoming a trained specialist in the field of deaf and hard of hearing, special education teachers or administrators who want to develop a quality educational environment for all students by including those who are deaf or hard of hearing, and special education teachers needing additional graduate hours for certification or degree requirements.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: Hybrid

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

    Requirements

    Bachelor's degree

    School Overview

    Texas Tech University is a public, 4-year institution located in Lubbock, Texas. The school was founded in 1923 and today is the leading institution of the Texas Tech University System. TTU is the only university in the state of Texas to house an undergraduate institution, law school, and medical school all in the same location.

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