Areas of Study


Gallaudet offers three degrees in Psychology- a Bachelor’s of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy in clinical psychology and a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in school psychology. In addition to on-campus instruction, Gallaudet offers an Online Degree Completion Program in Psychology for undergraduate students who have completed 60+ credit hours and want to finish their bachelor’s degree through online courses.

Areas of Study


Minor in Psychology

Students must complete all pre-minor and minor courses with a "C" or better. In addition, students wishing to declare a Psychology minor must have an overall GPA of at least...

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Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

The Department of Psychology offers a doctorate (Ph.D.) in clinical psychology, with specialization in working with deaf and hard of hearing populations. The program is based on a "scholar-practitioner" training...

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Psy.D. in School Psychology

The Doctor of Psychology in School Psychology (Psy.D.) Program in the School of Human Services and Science provides a comprehensive plan of advanced studies that integrates respect for diversity in...

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Specialist (Psy.S.) in School Psychology

**no longer accepting students** The Department of Psychology offers a specialist degree program in school psychology (Psy.S.) with a subspecialization in deafness. The program provides a comprehensive plan of studies...

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Online Degrees and Certifications

Psychology Minor for ODCP Deaf Studies Majors

Requirements for Admission to an ODCP Minor in Psychology Students must complete all pre-minor and minor courses with a "C" or better. In addition, students wishing to declare a Psychology...

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Deaf Studies Minor for ODCP Psychology Majors

Requirements for Admission to an ODCP Minor in Deaf Studies Students must pass GSR 103 and DST 101 with a grade of "B" or better prior to declaring a minor...

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Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Research Laboratory
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) works with parents (including caregivers) and children together to promote healthy child development and parent-child relationships. PCIT, an evidence-based treatment, may "look" different from typical psychotherapy in that parents and children are seen together during most sessions and parents receive live...


Gallaudet University Psi Chi Chapter
Are you ready to get involved? Join us at Psi Chi! We are an international honor society with the purpose of encouraging, stimulating, and maintaining excellence in the scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of...


In our psychology programs, students gain research experience, critical and analytical thinking skills, and an understanding of behavior, ethics, and diversity that can be tailored to a variety of career objectives. All students must complete at least one internship for career exploration and job experience.

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