An interpreter acts as a communication link between the Deaf or Hard of Hearing student and the classroom teacher. This program provides students with the skills to work in schools as educational interpreters and support service providers. The student will learn to understand deafness and work as part of a Deaf Education Team. Program graduates meet Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License 884 standards for Educational Interpreters. Potential occupations include: Educational Interpreter, Interpreter, Interpreter/Tutor.
program at a Glance
- Wausau Fully Available
- Antigo General Studies Only
- Medford General Studies Only
- Phillips General Studies Only
- Spencer General Studies Only
- Wittenberg General Studies Only
Approximate Cost$12,141 (Tuition: $9942, Books: $2199)
Average Starting Salary$30,150 Annually, based on the 2014 NTC Graduate Employment Report.
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- Function as an educational sign language interpreter/transliterator in an educational setting
- Function as a tutor/support service provider in an educational setting
- Demonstrate knowledge of hearing loss and its implications to education
- Function as part of an educational team
- Recognize need for continued professional development
- Apply RID Code of Professional Conduct to the educational setting
- Educational Interpreter
To view the amount of credits or descriptions for the courses required within this program please view the course list.Course List
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Credits earned at NTC may transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Visit www.ntc.edu/transfer for a complete listing of transfer opportunities for this program.
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