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Sign Language Interpreting Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lovejoy, GA, United States
Founded in 1975, The Sign Language Studies (SLS) department at Madonna University offers students an opportunity to develop American Sign Language (ASL) skills while providing an understanding of the language and its community. 

Overview

Through extensive training and practice over four years, students will develop the interpreting skills needed to become a professional sign language interpreter.

Careers

  • Interpreter
  • Interpreter Coordinator
  • Interpreter Educator
  • Linguist
  • Researcher

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beginning American Sign Language 
  • Intermediate American Sign Language
  • Deaf Culture
  • Fingerspelling and Numbers in ASL

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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General Requirements

  • Complete online application for undergraduate admissions
  • Official high school transcript (final transcript after graduation with graduation date posted)
  • ACT/SAT score(s)
  • AP, IB test score(s), if applicable
  • Dual Enrollment/college transcript, if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    770 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 770 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lovejoy

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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