Saint Joseph's University

Required Documents - Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program

The following documents are required to complete your application to one of the following Saint Joseph's University's online Deaf and Hard of Hearing programs:

  • MS in Education - Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification
  • Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing PK-12 Certification (no master's)

Most application materials can be uploaded to your online application. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Application Specialist at (215) 473-2695.

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Required Application Materials

Are you a teacher in the state of Delaware pursuing the alternative route to certification (ARTC)?

  • Complete the below items 1-6, this advising sheet in place of item 7, and item 12 (the application fee). Be sure to alert your Program Manager of your ARTC involvement.
  1. Completed application
  2. Personal Statement/Letter of Intent - A 1-2 page statement summarizing why you wish to pursue this degree and what you hope to gain from your education
  3. Recommendation for Admission (2) - Should be from a supervisor or other professional reference; contact Program Manager for details.
  4. Resume
  5. Official Transcripts - Required from all schools attended, even if you only earned credit for one course
  6. GPA Explanation - This should be a 300-500 word explanation of why your GPA was lower than 3.0 and how you've since learned to be successful in a graduate program.  Required only if GPA below 3.0
  7. Advising Sheet, Disclosures, and Background Clearance Forms
  8. FBI Clearance Results
  9. TB Test Results
  10. Criminal History Record Check (Required for PA Residents only)
  11. Child Abuse History Record Check (Required for PA Residents only)
  12. $35 application fee - paid online after student ID has been received.

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