ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

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Academic programs to fit your passion

With more than 50 majors, 30 minors, and a Self-Directed Major, you’re sure to find a program that matches your interest.

Undergraduate Academic Programs

Students who earn a bachelor’s degree earn 75% more over their lifetimes than those with high school diplomas.

Honors Program

Up for a challenge? The Gallaudet University Honors Program is a rewarding experience designed to push, challenge, and grow the leaders of tomorrow. 

Graduate Academic Programs

Push your education further in one of our 25+ Master’s, and 7 Doctorate programs. Whether you want an advanced degree for your career or simply can’t get enough Gallaudet–we don’t blame you–our Graduate Programs are designed to give you the best experience, in a one-of-a-kind environment.

Online Degree Programs

B.A. Online Degree Completion Programs

Don’t let those old credits collect dust–put them to good use by earning a degree in one of our Online Degree Completion Programs (ODCP). Students interested in pursuing a degree in Deaf Studies or Psychology that have already accumulated 60 hours of college credits can finish their degree with flexible, accelerated, eight-week courses throughout the year.

M.A. Online Degree Programs

Reaching your goals is closer than you could have imagined. Earn your degree from the comfort of your home – or the coziest seat at the coffee shop with an online or hybrid M.A. program.

Professional Development

The Center for Continuing Education (CCE) makes courses, training, degrees, and certificates from Gallaudet available to anyone–you don’t even have to be a student. Gain new skills, earn professional certificates, and more.

Global Learning

Discover an education without borders that you can only experience at Gallaudet University. Take classes and conduct research while expanding your worldview, challenging yourself, and fostering curiosity through global learning.

Learn American Sign Language and Deaf Culture

Learn from a University with deep roots in ASL and Deaf Culture.
Pursue your passion or advance your career in our B.A. or M.A. ASL and Interpretation Programs, or even earn your Ph.D. in Interpretation and Translation.

Just getting started? Our ASL Connect program educates families, businesses, and individuals through free online resources, courses at Gallaudet, and online or in-person training to help you learn the basics of ASL.