Sign Language/Interpreting Department

The Mt. San Antonio College Interpreter Training Program is designed to prepare individuals for careers as Sign Language Interpreters who are needed wherever communication happens between the hearing community and the Deaf and hard-of-hearing community. Interpreters are employed by school districts, cruise ship companies, corporations, government agencies, hospitals, colleges and universities, and a vast number of organizations and private businesses.

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    • Program Preparation

      Preparation for the program includes fluency in American Sign Language demonstrated by the completion of SIGN 104, (or the equivalent skill) and English fluency demonstrated by the completion of ENGL 1A.

    • National Certification

      There are many specialties within the field of Sign Language Interpreting, but the focus of this program is on preparing the interpreter generalist. Although requiring some type of certification is becoming more common in California, there are still many job opportunities for the precertified interpreter.

    • Career Opportunities

      There are an endless number of settings in which this communication takes place. Interpreters are employed by school districts, cruiseship companies, corporations, government agencies, hospitals, colleges and universities, and a vast number of other organizations and private businesses.

 

Our Professors

  • Name 1 Bob Stuard
    Department Chair
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Sign Language/         Interpreter Department

8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Building 66-214B
(909) 274-4443
bstuardAT_mtsac.edu
www.mtsac.edu/sign-language 

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