The Deaf Education program at UNF is currently in transition. We are in the process of developing a proposal to elevate our undergraduate degree to a stand-alone BA in Deaf Education rather than a concentration under Special Education. Because of this transition, at this time we are no longer admitting students into the undergraduate nor graduate programs. We anticipate admitting the first cohort of students to the new program in 2016. In the not so distant future, our hope is to create an online MA program in Deafness after the BA program is underway. Please continue to check our website to read periodic updates or feel free to email the Program Director, Dr. Caroline Guardino in the Department of Exceptional, Deaf, and Interpreter Education: email@example.com Thank you!
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Special Education, with the focus on Initial Certification for the Hearing Impaired, is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in obtaining their initial Florida Certification in Deaf Education. The program consists of 85 semester hours that include prerequisites, core and major requirements. The amount of prerequisite course work will depend on the individual students educational background and ranges from 18 to 48 hours. The program is approved by the Florida Department of Education.
This program is Initial Certification for the Hearing Impaired.
Those entering the College of Education and Human Services must meet Graduate School admissions requirements as well as specific COEHS admissions criteria.
Applicants seeking admission to the College of Education and Human Services must have the following to be eligible for a graduate program:
Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements for admissions must apply under the college’s exception policy.
Applicants must also submit 3 letters of recommendation on official letterhead. All applicants seeking admission are recommended to meet with an academic advisor prior to admission. Contact the Office of Academic Advising at (904) 620-2530 for further information.
Students must apply for practicum by the 4th Friday of the preceding semester. Spring semester practicums must be in by the 4th Friday of the preceeding Fall semester and Fall semester by the 4th week of the preceeding Spring semseter.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE IV
NATURE of the LEARNER
FIELD LABORATORY -I
ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING & BEHAVIOR
PSYCHOLOGY and SOCIOLOGY of the EXCEPTIONAL LEARNER
READING METHODS for LEARNERS w/EXCEPTIONALITIES
DEVELOPMENTAL SKILLS of MATH for SPECIAL ED PROBLEMS
LANGUAGE ARTS for EXCEPTIONAL LEARNERS
LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT & DISORDERS
CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION for LRNRS w/EXCEPT
SOCIAL, PERSONAL & CAREER SKILLS for LRNRS w/EXCEPT
Ed. MANAGEMENT of EXCEPTIONAL STUDENTS
LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT DEAF/HARD of HEARING
AUDIOLOGY and SPEECH SCIENCE
PSYCHOLOGY and EDUCATION of the DEAF
DEAF EDUCATION FIELD PRACTICUM
TESOL for SECONDARY CONTENT AREA TEACHERS
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