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Deaf Education Career Opportunities

How Can I Put This Major To Work?

With a degree in Deaf Education, you can be a Teacher of the Deaf for:

  • Public Schools
  • Private Schools
  • Agencies
  • Hospitals

With additional graduate study, your undergraduate degree in Deaf Education is an excellent foundation for a career as a/an:

  • Audiologist
  • Counselor
  • Interpreter / Translator
  • Researcher
  • Special Educator (K-12)
  • Speech-Language Pathologist

Who Hires Deaf Education Graduates?

  • Public / Private Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Home Health Care Agencies
  • State Schools for the Deaf
  • Private Practice
  • Colleges & Universities

Organizations That Have Employed Deaf Education Graduates?

  • Atlanta Speech School
  • Bethel Public Schools, CT
  • Boston Public Schools, MA
  • CASE Collaborative, MA
  • Central Institute for the Deaf
  • Clarke Boston, MA
  • Clarke Northampton, MA
  • Clarke Philadelphia, PA
  • CREC/Soundbridge, CT
  • Darien Public Schools, CT
  • Francis Howell School District
  • Gallaudet School for the Deaf
  • Mama Lere, TN
  • Manchester Public Schools, CT
  • Meramec Valley R-3
  • Moog Center for Deaf Education
  • Parkway School District
  • Peace Corps
  • Springfield Public Schools, MA
  • St. Joseph Institute for the Deaf–Indianapolis, St. Louis
  • St. Louis Public Schools
  • Special School District
  • Special Services Co-op of Jefferson City
  • Worcester Public Schools, MA

How Can Fontbonne Help with my Career Development

At Fontbonne, we are committed to your success in the classroom, and when you are seeking your own class to teach. Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

  • Career counseling
  • Personality and interest assessments
  • Guidance when choosing majors and careers
  • Networking assistance
  • Resume and cover letter assistance
  • Mock interviews and interview prep
  • On-Campus Interviewing
  • Job and internship search advice
  • Work place etiquette training
  • Search for opportunities on Purple Briefcase


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