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Basic Certificates in Education of the Deaf

32 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A basic certificate in deaf education is offered at 3 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 78% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 6.3% of deaf education graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Deaf Education Majors

During the 2019-2020 academic year, 32 students earned their basic certificate in deaf education. This makes it the 52nd most popular basic certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in deaf education at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 116
Undergraduate Certificate 106
Bachelor’s Degree 91
Associate Degree 33
Basic Certificate 32
Doctor’s Degree 8
Graduate Certificate 6

Earnings of Deaf Education Majors With Basic Certificates

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for deaf education majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in deaf education. About 71.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 9
Women 23

The racial-ethnic distribution of deaf education basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 4
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

There are 3 colleges that offer a basic certificate in deaf education. Learn more about the most popular 3 below:

Below are some popular majors that are similar to deaf education that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Early Childhood Special Education 222
General Special Education 220
Teaching for Autism 49
Secondary Special Education 25
Other Special Education & Teaching 12


*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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