Sign Language Interpreting in Education64 Credit Associate Degree
The Sign Language Interpreting in Education Associate Degree program is for learners who are passionate about working with Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind students in the K-12 academic setting. This program is for learners who are curious lifelong learners, have a love for languages, are comfortable working before large and small audiences, enjoy social interaction and have the ability to store knowledge in short and long term memory. The Sign Language Interpreting in Education program has articulation agreements with various 4-year institutions. The Sign Language Interpreting in Education program faculty will bring real world experiences into the classroom. Learners will have the opportunity to observe working sign language interpreters and work in the field under supervision. This program will have a "practicum" or internship which will provide real world working experience in a variety of educational settings with highly skilled licensed/certified interpreters to supervise work. Upon completion of the Sign Language Interpreting in Education Associate Degree program graduates meet the State of Wisconsin's requirements for the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) License O020. Potential occupations include: Educational Sign Language Interpreter and Interpreter/Tutor.
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This program requires a criminal background check. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.
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