Academics
Areas of Study

Overview

Our Nationally accredited Psychology programs provide a rigorous academic curriculum committed to producing scholarly work in scientific and applied areas of psychology. Students are prepared for graduate study in various areas of psychology, education, or counseling, and for careers in teaching, counseling, research, and administration or supervision in educational or institutional settings. All programs include extensive research and field experience and students and faculty often collaborate with other university departments in Gallaudet’s leading-edge research related to deaf and hard of hearing individuals.

Areas of Study

Undergraduate

B.A. in Psychology

In our B.A. in Psychology program, students gain research experience, critical and analytical thinking skills, and an understanding of behavior that can be tailored to a variety of career paths...

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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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Graduate

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology

The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology strives to increase the number of psychologists with appropriate training in both the understanding and practice of psychology for deaf, hard of hearing, and...

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Psy.D. in School Psychology

The specialist (Psy.D) in school psychology program creates competent doctoral-level school psychologists who possess a sub-specialization in working with and serving deaf and hard of hearing children and skilled in...

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Specialist (Psy.S.) in School Psychology

The program offers a specialist degree (Psy.S) in school psychology with a specialization in deafness and includes a master's degree (M.A.) in developmental psychology. The program provides a comprehensive plan...

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Online Degrees and Certifications

B.A. in Psychology for Online Degree Completion Program

In the Psychology program, students gain research experience, critical and analytical thinking skills, and an understanding of behavior that can be tailored to a variety of career paths including community...

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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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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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Research

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Research Laboratory
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) is an evidence-based treatment that works with families to promote healthy relationships and child development.

Programs

Gallaudet University Psi Chi Chapter
Psi Chi is an international honor society to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in the scholarship of the individual members in all fields relating to psychology while also advancing the science of psychology.

Opportunities

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.

Faculty and Staff

Program Director

Daniel Koo

Professor/School Director

Faculty and Staff

Sherry Eyer
Psychology

Senior Lecturer

SooHyun Tak
Psychology

Senior Lecturer

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