American Sign Language / English Interpreting

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Offered as: Bachelor

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The American Sign Language/English Interpreting program at Mount Aloysius College is aimed at exploring the challenges and rewards of being able to communicate within two different cultures and languages.

The College offers small classes, an active student-run club, and the uniqueness of the major translates into a cadre of students who work closely with one another and develop strong supportive relationships. Through learning about the culture of deaf people students in this major are dedicated to social justice issues while delighting in their abilities to interact with deaf individuals and participate in various deaf events.

When students graduate with a bachelor’s degree in ASL/English Interpreting they are prepared to find challenging careers working as interpreters in educational, medical, business, religious, and a variety of other settings.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for Sign Language Interpreters is expected to rise 29% from 2014 to 2024, an increase of 17,500 jobs, and the average median wage for an interpreter in the state of Pennsylvania is $50,870.

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Meet Our Department!

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Kierstin Muroski
Assistant Professor of American Sign Language and English Interpreting/Coordinator American Sign Language
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Frank Sankey
Instructor of American Sign Language/English Interpreting

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