MSSE Overview


If you’re interested in the rewarding field of teaching and shaping the future of deaf and hard-of-hearing children by helping them succeed in school and in life, take a closer look at the MSSE program at RIT/NTID.

The Master of Science program in Secondary Education at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf will prepare you to help meet the national need for highly qualified deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing teachers and leaders in the field of deaf education.

As a graduate student in the Secondary Education program at RIT, you will enjoy small class sizes, one-to-one discussions and advisement with world renowned faculty in small classes that allow you to build your strengths and develop your skills.

RIT/NTID is a unique educational community with a diverse communication environment. All community members share responsibility for effective communication and are expected to respect the language preferences of students, faculty and staff. The rich inclusive communication environment at RIT/NTID will prepare you for the broad array of communication styles you will encounter in the classroom as a teacher of the deaf.

You can become the teacher you always hoped to be through the MSSE program at RIT.

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Rochester Institute of Technology's MSSE program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Council on Education of the Deaf (CED).