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Special Education - Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH)

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing P-12 Teaching

For more information contact 
PES Office (Combs 423),
Michell Gremp, Program Coordinator (Combs 102)


The Special Education program provides P-12 dual certification in either Learner Behavior Disorder (LBD) or Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH). The dual certification requires an additional option from ONE of the following concentrations: 

  1. DHH Elementary (Gr. P-5)
  2. DHH Middle English & Communication (Gr. 5-9)
  3. DHH Middle Math (Gr. 5-9)
  4. DHH Middle Science (Gr. 5-9)
  5. DHH Middle Social Studies (Gr. 5-9)


The DHH program (P-12) prepares you to be a teacher of the deaf working with student with a range of hearing losses at the elementary, middle, and high school level. In addition, it provides a second are of certification in Elementary Education or in Middle Grades Education with a content emphasis (English, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies)


Praxis Disclaimer: Kentucky educator certification requirements are subject to change. Before registering for the test(s), please check the Education Professional Standards Board website at current test requirements and current cut scores. You may also contact the Division of Professional Learning and Assessment at (502) 564-5778.


For additional questions, contact Michelle Gremp, (Deaf and Hard of Hearing)

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