Interpreter Education

Workforce Development Degree
Program Description
This program is designed to prepare students for a career as a sign language interpreter for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. This program emphasizes the acquisition of American Sign Language, the appreciation of Deaf Culture and the process of interpreting and transliterating. The courses are designed to prepare the student to take the interpreter certification tests and to work in entry-level positions as an interpreter in the public schools, colleges and universities, social service agencies and/or private practice.
Degree Awarded: Associate in Applied Science

Workforce Development Certificate
Program Description
This program is designed to prepare students who have already obtained an associate or bachelor’s degree in another field for a career in interpreting for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The program emphasizes the acquisition of American Sign Language, the appreciation of Deaf Culture and the process of interpreting and transliterating. The courses are designed to prepare the student to take the interpreter certification tests and to work in entry-level positions as an interpreter in the public schools, colleges and universities, social service agencies and/or private practice.
Degree Awarded: Certificate of Achievement

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