An interpreter acts as a communication link between the Deaf and Hard of Hearing student and the classroom teacher. This program provides learners with the skills to work in schools as educational interpreters and support service providers. The learner will be able to define deafness as it relates to individual needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing student in the educational setting. Learners will learn how to work as a member of the Deaf Education Team. Program graduates meet Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction License 884 standards for Educational Interpreters. Potential occupations include: Educational Interpreter, Interpreter and 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$12,800 (Tuition: $10258, Books: $2542)
Average Starting Salary$29,910 According to Economic Modeling Specialists International.
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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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