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Students entering the Master of Education of the Deaf program are required to have an undergraduate degree in deaf education, special education, early childhood education or general education and must have teacher certification.

No. The MDE program at Vanderbilt admits applicants only for Fall Semester (classes beginning late August).

No. The MDE program at Vanderbilt University is for full-time residential students only.

Please note that tuition is subject to change every year. To get an estimated Cost of Attendance, click here.

Yes, please contact the program director for more information.

Yes. Our department supports a financial aid department that is committed to assisting students with financial aid/loans.

The Medical School’s Office of Student Financial Aid can be reached by contacting them at:

Office of Student Financial Aid
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST

Eskind Biomedical Library and Learning Center
2209 Garland Avenue
Suite 226
(615) 322-2145
(615) 343-2312 (FAX)

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