Help connect the world between signed and spoken language with American Sign Language. The Austin Community College program prepares you to develop interpreting skills for a wide range of settings and a knowledge of Deaf culture. Dedicated faculty composed of native ASL-users prepare you for multiple certificates, associate degree, and a with Gallaudet University’s Interpreting Program.
Gallaudet transfer partnership
State certification preparation
Specialized language lab
*Source: Economic Modeling Specialists International, 2019
A strong outlook continues for interpreters as Austin has one of largest deaf communities in the country. Graduates are qualified to work in a wide range of businesses–– including music, educational, medical, legal, governmental, and religious venues. Check out career options you might consider.
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Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.
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Austin Community College offers associate degrees that give you a strong foundation leading to a career or university transfer. In career-tech programs, you also have the option to earn a certificate that requires enough credits for entry-level employment while you stack those credits toward an associate degree in your program. Learn more.