Academics

Overview

The International Development Master’s of Arts Degree Program (IDMA) prepares students to advocate, design, implement, monitor and evaluate social change activities in collaboration with Deaf, DeafBlind, and Hard-of-Hearing people, and people with disabilities, at local, national and international levels. IDMA coursework provides practical experience examining legal and social policy frameworks, political and economic conditions, sociocultural and language-centered values and rights, and other features of contemporary life that contribute to or impede social participation and social justice.

Areas of Study

Undergraduate

Minor in Disability Inclusive DRR & Emergency Planning

The Disability Inclusive DRR & Emergency Planning is an 18-credit graduate certificate program/undergraduate minor track developed to train professionals in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Planning (EP) principles and...

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Graduate

M.A. in International Development

Admissions Procedures Applicants for the M.A. in International Development must complete the application procedures and meet the requirements for graduate study at Gallaudet University. Visit the Graduate Admissions website for...

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Certificate in Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Planning

The Disability Inclusive DRR & Emergency Planning is an 18-credit graduate certificate program/undergraduate minor track developed to train professionals in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Emergency Planning (EP) principles and...

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Explore our IDMA Monthly Journals (MOJO)

Spring 2022 – Issue #26 (May)

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IDMA International Student Scholarship Fund

Please join us in giving to the IDMA International Student Scholarship fund to help support international students in IDMA program at Gallaudet University.

Fellowships

Faculty and Staff

Helen Thumann

School Director

Maegan Shanks

Instructor

Danielle Thompson

Associate Professor

Audrey Cooper

IDMA Program Director

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