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Overview for Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

A program that prepares individuals to function as simultaneous interpreters of American Sign Language (ASL) and other sign language systems employed to assist the hearing impaired, both one-way and two-way. Includes instruction in American Sign Language (ASL), alternative sign languages, finger spelling, vocabulary and expressive nuances, oral and physical translation skills, cross-cultural communications, slang and colloquialisms, and technical interpretation.

Careers for Sign Language Interpretation and Translation Majors

A major in Sign Language Interpretation and Translation is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Top 24 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Sign Language Interpretation and Translation among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
Mount Aloysius College
Cresson, PA
 9
(5.7%)
Less Selective$17,280 
MacMurray College
Jacksonville, IL
 7
(5.6%)
 $18,390 
Tennessee Temple University
Chattanooga, TN
 4
(5.4%)
 $11,010 
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William Woods University
Fulton, MO
 13
(5.2%)
Less Selective$17,310 
Cincinnati Christian University
Cincinnati, OH
 4
(3.3%)
 $13,280 
Bethel College
Mishawaka, IN
 9
(2.6%)
Open Admissions$21,578 
Maryville College
Maryville, TN
 4
(1.9%)
Less Selective$27,971 
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Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR
 13
(1.8%)
Less Selective$17,868 
Goshen College
Goshen, IN
 4
(1.7%)
Moderately Selective$23,400 
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg, PA
 26
(1.7%)
Moderately Selective$15,546 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.