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Habilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #1262 (BCR) Fort Worth, TX, United States
Bring language and understanding to those without access to sound on this Habilitation of the Habilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program offered at the Texas Christian University.Our graduates are highly sought-after professionals, typically finding employment immediately upon graduation and filling the need for educators of the deaf and hard of hearing throughout the United States.
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Overview

In this Habilitation of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing program you’ll gain the specialized knowledge needed to enhance the educational experience of deaf and hard of hearing students through their clinical and classroom settings. You’ll become an expert in language acquisition and the unique learning and communication needs of these students.

Career Prospects

Unique among other programs in Texas, the BS in Habilitation of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing at  Texas Christian University creates opportunity for dual certifications in all-level DHH and either general education or secondary English language arts. 

Upon successful completion of this program, you can work as a teacher of the deaf and hard of hearing, an elementary school teacher within general education populations or a high school teacher in the area of English language arts.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    125 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Basic and Advanced Sign Language
  • American Sign Language
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech & Hearing Mechanisms
  • Clinical Practicum in Teaching DHH Students
  • Basic Sign Language

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Essay
  • Counselor Evaluation/Recommendation
  • Teacher Evaluation/Recommendation
  • SAT or ACT Scores (optional)
  • English Proficiency (International Applicants Only)
  • Official College Transcripts
  • Early Decision Agreement (Early Decision Applicants Only)
  • Optional Application Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    51570 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 51570 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Fort Worth

  • 1071 - 1680 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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