Deaf / Hard of Hearing

The goals for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Consortium for Teacher Preparation are to provide a flexible means for certified teachers from anywhere in Michigan to earn an additional endorsement in Deaf/Hard of Hearing and to address the need for teachers to meet the unique needs of students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. Students have the flexibility to choose coursework from among multiple institutions of higher education. Courses are chosen from a variety of excellent DHH programs at universities throughout the United States.

Eligibility for Program

  • Completed bachelor’s degree.
  • Valid or pending Michigan teaching certificate with a special education endorsement.
  • General education teachers without a special education endorsement must complete approved foundation course(s) in special education prior to enrollment in the program.