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Degrees type: Bachelor

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The American Sign Language/English Interpreting program at Mount Aloysius College is accredited by the Commission of Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE). CCIE is the preeminent accrediting body created to assess professional sign language interpreter programs at colleges and universities.

The American Sign Language/English Interpreting program at Mount Aloysius College is more than a major. Students learn how to effectively and seamlessly communicate within two different cultures and languages. In addition to an effective learning environment with small classes, the program offers unique educational opportunities such as:

  • Interactive ASL computer labs
  • Monthly social gatherings with members of the region’s Deaf community
  • Weekly lunches with the Deaf community
  • A biennial student-run interpreting conference

Program Highlights

  • Interactive, high-tech ASL computer labs
  • Community-based Deaf events for real-world experience
  • Nationally recognized and award winning faculty
  • Minor available

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Mountie Spotlight

Signing in the Sunshine State

Sabrina Guida and Kylee Snyder used their ASL/EI knowledge and skills they learned at MAC to complete an internship in Florida!

Mountie Spotlight

Mountie Recognized Nationally by Chick-Fil-A

During her sophomore year at MAC, Teresa combined the mercy values and her knowledge of ASL to help people in the community! 

Mountie Spotlight

Signing on Ice

Mountie ASL students took center-ice for the National Anthem at a Tomahawks hockey game.

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When Duty Calls

ASL graduate Ashley found herself center stage during the coronavirus.

Watch current ASL students sign the national anthem.

Watch a video with Frank Sankey, a professor in the ASLEI department, introducing the ASL program.

Watch a video about what to expect when visiting Mount Aloysius.

Student Voices & Success Stories

  • Michelle Fischetti, Class of 2016, ASL/EI, is an American Sign Language Interpreter at Sign Language Interpreting Professionals.
  • Melissa Reeves, Class of 2016, ASL/EI, is an American Sign Language Interpreter at Living Resources New York, self-employed Sign Language Interpreter.
  • Julianna Breeze, Class of 2016, ASL/EI, is an American Sign Language Interpreter at Sign Language Specialists of Western PA Inc.
  • Chey Garvin, Class of 2016, ASL/EI, is a self-employed Sign Language Interpreter, and a Sign Language Interpreter at Bucks County Intermediate Unit.
  • Krista White, Class of 2015, ASL/EI, is a Sign Language Interpreter at Youngstown Community Center for the Deaf/Hearing & Speech Center, and Sign Language Interpreter at Purple Communications.
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The interpreters Mount Aloysius puts into the community are really successful.

Rachel Mackrell
Class of 2018

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