Pursue a specialized Master of Arts in Deaf Education that prepares you to serve children who are deaf/hard of hearing in inclusive educational settings.
This graduate program is offered in partnership with the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech, which has schools in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, and Northampton, Mass. Students who live in or near these cities can benefit from this hybrid model featuring Fontbonne coursework and practicum field work at Clarke Schools and other locations. The Clarke schools provide education and services for children who are deaf and hard of hearing, offering students an ideal training ground for the practicum portion of the degree program.
This collaborative program enables you to learn essential teaching skills and theory through hands-on experience in a vibrant school setting as well as dedicated coursework provided by Fontbonne.
Deadline to apply to the grant and the program is typically Feb. 1 of each year. Student cohorts to begin in Summer semester.
Student scholarships are available from Fontbonne University through the Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services five-year $1.25 million grant received in April 2016. Please click here for more information.
Other funding opportunities:
Students who have completed an undergraduate degree at Fontbonne University or another four year college or university and have been accepted into the program are eligible for scholarships of tuition remission of 33 credit hours, $200 for books for four semesters in the scholarship program and funds for professional education and development programs.
Fontbonne University’s Eardley Family Clinic for Speech, Language and Hearing is a free, non-profit clinic dedicated to meeting the needs of individuals of all ages and economic means.