Sign Language Interpreting
Connecting Language to Sight
“A different language is a different vision of life.” – Federico Fellini
Skill, energy, and dedication are at the center of Quincy University’s Sign Language Interpreting major. With the help of QU’s skilled and experienced faculty, students join an ever-expanding field of professional interpreters. Communicate closely with the deaf community as you learn, connect and grow in understanding of the deaf culture.
Quincy University’s curriculum will prepare you to earn National Interpreting Certification (NIC) and to qualify through the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA). From Introduction to Interpreting to American Sign Language V, you’ll become proficient in American Sign Language as well as study Deaf culture and the practical and ethical aspects of interpreting.
Your Career Options
- Sign Language Interpreter
Active Learning Opportunities
- Students will participate in QU’s dedicated 150 hour practicum course to give them the experience they need to be successful in the field
- Intern at counseling, physical therapy, court, and probation facilities in the area
- Work in Quincy University’s ASL Lab where you can do research and practice signing