Continuing education

Certificate & Non-Degree Programs

Professional Development and continuing education courses are open to anyone qualified to learn at the college level.

Our Professional Development courses are designed for people already working with deaf and hard of hearing individuals and are committed lifelong learners in their field. You don’t even have to be enrolled at Gallaudet to take advantage of these extraordinary continuing education resources.

Applicants under age 18 must provide proof of graduation or a GED certificate.
Adults with a high school diploma or its equivalent may enroll, including visiting students from other colleges

Classes are in a bilingual environment for deaf and hearing attendees pursuing continuing education.

Learn online, in the classroom, or in hybrid environments.
Looking to further your American Sign Language education? Learn more about ASL Connect.

Learn from world-class instructors and earn continuing education certifications to work with deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

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Professional Studies and Training (PST) courses

Gallaudet University offers a wide selection of online continuing education courses and programs for undergraduate, graduate, or professional studies credit. These “anytime, anywhere” learning opportunities allow students to engage at a distance–learning whenever and wherever they choose.

Our Professional Studies and Training (PST) courses (for non-degree-seeking students), PSG, and ASL courses are RID-CEU eligible, at a rate of 1.5 CEUs per credit.

A variety of PST courses includes:

Bringing Professional Continuing Education Training to You

Gallaudet University offers customized continuing education opportunities to address the needs and interests of deaf and hard of hearing individuals, their families and communities, and the professionals who work with them.

Who have we served?

Federal, State, and Local Government
Police, Fire, and Emergency Personnel
High Schools and Universities
Food Industry Organizations
Federal, State, and Local Government
Community Centers
Private Sector Businesses

Interested in learning about our online options
at Gallaudet University?