American Sign Language Certificate

Learn about persons who are deaf and their unique culture and community. The program provides an overview of the deaf community and three levels of American Sign Language instruction. You’ll also gain community learning experiences.

The one-year certificate includes a practicum of 210 field placement hours and, along with the American Sign Language Career Enhancement Certificate, stacks toward an associate degree in education.

Enhance a Career in Any Industry, Including

  • education
  • social work
  • healthcare
  • more

NOTE: this certificate does not qualify you to be a licensed interpreter.

Your pathway to a certificate

You can start with an american sign language certificate, taking classes that directly apply to the associate degree in education:

  • Introduction to the Deaf Culture & Community
  • American Sign Language I
  • American Sign Language II
  • American Sign Language III

Certificate Credits 15

Take these additional courses to earn a second certificate that directly apply to the associate degree in education:

  • Student Success Seminar
  • Effective Speaking
  • Introduction to Interpreting
  • College Composition
  • General Psychology
  • American Sign Language Practicum/Seminar
  • Dynamics of the Family

Additional Certificate Credits 19

Total Credits for Second Certificate 34

  • American Sign Language Club