When you observe a sign language interpreter at work, it's easy to recognize the skill, energy, and dedication these professionals bring to their mission of communication. If you value the chance to provide a vital human connection and to grow with an expanding field, Quincy University's Sign Language Interpreter Training program is for you.
Rigorous coursework, hands-on learning opportunities, and dedicated professors prepare you to earn National Interpreting Certification (NIC) and to qualify through the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA). You'll become proficient in American Sign Language, including finger spelling and linguistics. You'll also study Deaf culture and history, as well as the practical and ethical aspects of interpreting. You'll work with a native American Sign Language (ASL) instructor and have opportunities to interact with the Deaf community, sharpening your communication proficiencies.
Our program offers a bachelor of arts degree and an American Sign Language minor.