What does it cost?
Check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

How long will it take?

16 classes equaling 48 hours completed over 5 semesters. View the “Additional Information” tab below for full description.

Where can I take classes?
Atlanta Campus

Am I required to take classes at a specific location?
Atlanta Campus

Application Deadlines View Admissions Requirements

  • Fall: May 15
  • Spring: Does not admit
  • Summer: Does not admit

Call 404-413-8000 for more information about deadlines.

Sign Language Interpreting, Undergraduate Certificate

The Sign Language Interpreting certificate prepares you with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to enter the field of American Sign Language/English interpretation. You will develop confidence in your working languages, proficiency in linguistic and cultural analysis, and the interpersonal skills needed to develop a relevant and sound professional practice.

Sign Language Interpreting, Undergraduate Certificate

The Sign Language Interpreting certificate prepares you with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to enter the field of American Sign Language/English interpretation. You will develop confidence in your working languages, proficiency in linguistic and cultural analysis, and the interpersonal skills needed to develop a relevant and sound professional practice.

What does it cost?

Check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

How long will it take?

16 classes equaling 48 hours completed over 5 semesters. View the “Additional Information” tab below for full description.

Where can I take classes?
Atlanta Campus

Am I required to take classes at a specific location?
Atlanta Campus

Application Deadlines
View Admissions Requirements

  • Fall: May 15
  • Spring: Does not admit
  • Summer: Does not admit

Call 404-413-8000 for more information about deadlines.

Careers

The Sign Language Interpreting program prepares students with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to enter the field of American Sign Language/English interpretation. Students develop confidence in their working languages, proficiency in linguistic and cultural analysis, and the interpersonal skills needed to develop a relevant and sound professional practice.

American Sign Language interpreters work in a variety of venues and settings, including:

  • Kindergarten through 12th grade educational settings
  • Post-secondary educational settings
  • Video relay and video remote interpretation
  • Community events
  • Medical and mental health settings
  • Performance and theatrical interpreting

To continue your studies, we offer a bachelor’s degree in sign language interpreting.

Program Details

Admissions Requirements

Admission to the certificate will be based on the following:

  • Admission to Georgia State University as a post-baccalaureate student
  • Proof of a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Completion of an American Sign Language Interpreting Certificate Program application
  • Completion of a program orientation
  • Successful completion of an entrance interview demonstrating at least intermediate conversational proficiency in American Sign Language, and visual-motor fluency
  • Submission of online program application

Apply here.

Program of Study

Undergraduate Certificate in Sign Language Interpreting Courses

Required (48):

Total hours: minimum of 48 semester  hours

Description

This program has the following requirement to be completed:

There are 16 classes equaling 48 hours that need to be completed over five semesters, which includes one summer between the first and junior and senior years (or first and second year of the program for certificate students).

Additional information

campus

Atlanta Campus

non-degree

Undergraduate Certificate

Contacts

Program Coordinator
Peter Crume
pcrume@gsu.edu
404-413-8319

Learning Sciences
pcrume@gsu.edu
404-413-8040

Mailing Address & Office Location
Learning Sciences
College of Education & Human Development, Suite 750
30 Pryor St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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