Master of Science in Deaf Education
All courses available online (blended synchronous and asynchronous formats)
The Master of Science in Deaf Education is a (32-41 credit) program designed to provide candidates with research based pedagogy and methodology to become change agents providing instruction to Deaf/hard of hearing students in diverse academic settings. This program is in alignment with Idaho State University’s vision to ignite a passion for knowledge and discovery to create a better future for our students and the world. Two degree tracks are available.
Track 1: Degree Seeking Only
This track provides in-depth courses specific to the area of concentration for professionals who already have teaching certification; seek to enhance their knowledge.
Track 2: Teacher Certification Preparation
This option provides courses to prepare the candidate to qualify for teacher certification in the state of Idaho. Includes a full-time 8-week student teaching placement.
The Department of Teaching and Educational Studies seeks to graduate proficient and reflective educators who understand learners, content, and pedagogy.
Candidate displays the dispositions of professional action and moral commitments that support Deaf/hard of hearing students’ social, emotional, language, and academic development.
Candidate applies evidence-based professional and pedagogical knowledge that supports Deaf/hard of hearing students’ signed language development.
Candidate applies evidence-based professional and pedagogical knowledge that supports Deaf/hard of hearing students’ literacy development.
Candidate applies evidence-based professional and pedagogical knowledge that supports Deaf/hard of hearing students’ spoken language development (Deaf-centric approach).
Provide equitable employment opportunities for all candidates in the Masters of Deaf Education program by providing comprehensive research based training with emphasis on multilingual and bimodal teaching strategies.
Public School Deaf Educator
Deaf and Blind School Deaf Educator
School Capacity Building
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Itinerant Teacher
Child Services Consultant
Private School Deaf Educator
Alternative School Advanced Elementary Educator
Charter School Deaf Educator
Deaf Education Policy Consultant
Alternative School Deaf Educator