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Overview

Public Affairs programs offer students a one-of-a-kind educational experience as students live and study in the nation’s capital. Students benefit from programs that have experience in advocating for the rights of deaf and hard of hearing communities. With numerous internship opportunities and comprehensive programs of study, students can join the workforce with the skills, experience, and confidence needed to become successful professionals.

Areas of Study

Undergraduate

B.A. in Government

Students in the Government program gain experience from an institution located in the nation’s capital with experience in defending the rights of deaf and hard of hearing people. Government major...

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B.A. in Government with a Specialization in Law

Students in the Government program gain experience from an institution located in the nation’s capital with experience in defending the rights of deaf and hard of hearing people. Government major...

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Minor in Government

Our minor program teaches students the basics of government, political theory, civil rights, and international relations. Students interested in working in law, government, policy, or education will find a minor...

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Graduate

Master of Public Administration

Students in the Master of Public Administration program graduate ready to work in the public sector and with non-profit organizations. The program specializes in providing students with the skills and...

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Programs

Peace Corps Prep program
The Peace Corps Prep program will prepare students for international development fieldwork and potential Peace Corps service through four core competencies, interrelated coursework, hands-on experience, and professional development support.
Pre-Law
The Pre-Law program helps undergraduate students prepare for law school. Students can take advantage of specialized advising, LSAT preparation support, workshops, competitions, and much more.

Opportunities

Public Affairs programs allow students to experience the professional world through internships and activities around Washington, D.C. Students will have gained experience working with deaf and hard of hearing communities and will have participated in several informal and formal events outside of the classroom. Gallaudet also encourages students to participate in organizations and events in the D.C. community.

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