Early Childhood Deaf Education - Graduate Certificate

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences
405 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2294
www.kent.edu/ehhs/ldes


Description

The Early Childhood Deaf Education graduate 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.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

 Gainful Employment Disclosure

Disclosure statement for this certificate.

Graduate Certificates for the College of Education, Health and Human Services

  • Students seeking a graduate certificate must maintain a minimum 3.000 grade point average. A graduate certificate student who receives a combination of more than 8 credit hours of B or lower grades, or more than 4 credit hours of grades lower than C is subject to dismissal. Students who are unable to maintain academic standards of the College are subject to dismissal for academic reasons. Grades of C- or below are not counted toward completion of the certificate.
  • Certificates must be completed within six years after the first graduate enrollment.
  • No more than 2 credit hours of workshop may be used toward a certificate.
  • Before being eligible to be awarded a Certificate, students must be admitted to the Certificate program.
  • Students currently in a graduate degree program may also apply to a certificate program. Their degree seeking coursework may be applied to the certificate coursework with advisor approval. The courses must be completed within six years and satisfy certificate course requirements
  • Students who have a previous graduate degree and are not currently seeking another graduate degree may transfer a maximum 6 credit hours with advisor approval. These credits may include hours from another KSU program, or from another accredited institution, if the following conditions are met: (1) courses were at the graduate level; (2) a grade of "A" or "B" was earned; (3) credit will be less than six years old at the time the certificate is conferred at Kent; and (4) student was admitted as a graduate student at the time the course was taken.
  • Some program areas may be more restrictive. Students are advised to consult their program.

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

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Certificate Requirements
SPED 53316EARLY CHILDHOOD DEAF EDUCATION: FAMILY AND CHILD SERVICE PROVISION 3
SPED 53317FAMILY-FOCUSED APPROACHES TO COCHLEAR IMPLANT USE 3
SPED 63392PRACTICUM IN DEAF EDUCATION 11-3
SPED 63955TYPICAL AND ATYPICAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN 3
SPED 63996INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN SPECIAL EDUCATION 11-3
SPSY 67973CONSULTATION IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:14-18
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Credit hours required to be determined with faculty advisor in consideration of previous professional experiences.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA
3.000
  • Students declared in a doctoral degree should enroll in the doctoral level version of these courses, if offered.