Graduates earn 411 degrees, certificates from Gallaudet University

About 18.2 percent of the 411 degrees and certificates handed out by the Gallaudet University in 2016-17 were to students in Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the late


About 18.2 percent of the 411 degrees and certificates handed out by the Gallaudet University in 2016-17 were to students in Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Washington conferred 44 master's degrees and 26 bachelor's degrees in Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Speech Communication and Rhetoric. Data shows the school gave out 35 bachelor's degrees in Speech Communication and Rhetoric, followed by 27 master's degrees in American Sign Language (ASL) and 22 bachelor's degrees in Deaf Studies.

The university enrolled 1,566 students for 2016-17, including 1,121 in undergraduate programs and 445 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
American Sign Language (ASL)
14
27
-
41
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
10
14
-
24
Linguistics of ASL and Other Sign Languages
-
8
-
8
Spanish Language and Literature
1
-
-
1
Linguistics
1
-
-
1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
26
49
-
75
18.2
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
-
11
9
20
Education, General
13
-
-
13
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
-
8
-
8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other
-
2
-
2
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
-
-
1
1
Special Education and Teaching, Other
-
-
-
-
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
-
Education, Other
-
-
-
-
Administration of Special Education
-
-
-
-
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
-
-
-
-
Education total
13
21
10
44
10.7
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management
-
20
-
20
Business Administration and Management, General
11
-
-
11
Accounting
11
-
-
11
Insurance
1
-
-
1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
23
20
-
43
10.5
Audiology/Audiologist
-
24
-
24
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
-
17
-
17
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
2
-
2
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
43
-
43
10.5
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
35
-
-
35
Photojournalism
1
-
-
1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
36
-
-
36
8.8
Psychology, General
17
3
-
20
School Psychology
-
-
6
6
Developmental and Child Psychology
-
5
-
5
Clinical Psychology
-
2
-
2
Psychology total
17
10
6
33
8
Social Work, Other
18
-
-
18
Social Work
-
12
-
12
Public Administration and Social Service Professions total
18
12
-
30
7.3
Deaf Studies
22
6
-
28
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
-
-
-
-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies total
22
6
-
28
6.8
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
18
-
-
18
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
-
-
-
-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies total
18
-
-
18
4.4
Political Science and Government, General
9
-
-
9
Development Economics and International Development
-
4
-
4
Sociology
-
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
9
4
-
13
3.2
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
8
-
-
8
Neuroscience
-
-
-
-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
8
-
-
8
1.9
International/Global Studies
8
-
-
8
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies total
8
-
-
8
1.9
Visual and Performing Arts, General
7
-
-
7
Directing and Theatrical Production
1
-
-
1
Visual and Performing Arts total
8
-
-
8
1.9
Information Technology
6
-
-
6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
6
-
-
6
1.5
English Language and Literature, General
6
-
-
6
English Language and Literature/Letters total
6
-
-
6
1.5
History, Other
5
-
-
5
History total
5
-
-
5
1.2
Mathematics, General
4
-
-
4
Mathematics and Statistics total
4
-
-
4
1
Chemistry, General
2
-
-
2
Physical Sciences total
2
-
-
2
0.5
Philosophy
1
-
-
1
Philosophy and Religious Studies total
1
-
-
1
0.2
Child Development
-
-
-
-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences total
-
-
-
-
-

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