Smith College Ending Its Graduate Program in the Education of the Deaf

Smith College, the highly rated liberal arts educational institution for women in Northampton, Massachusetts, has announced that it discontinuing its master’s degree programs in the education for the deaf. The MED program was operated in conjunction with the Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech. The Clarke Schools operates a campus in Northampton and also in four other locations across the country. Students in the Smith graduate program in deaf education have worked with elementary and middle school students at the Northampton campus both in the classroom and the language laboratory.

Since its founding in 1962, the Smith program has graduated more than 1,500 students. The college stated that the program will end in 2015 due to “declining external funding.”

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