General Studies - Deaf Studies

Degree: Associate in Arts

From courtrooms to boardrooms, interpreters and translators help break down communication barriers. Your career in Deaf Studies could involve courtroom translations of witness testimony, interpretation of a medical diagnosis or a variety of other real-life situations. When you act as the primary form of communication for a deaf individual, you are truly making a difference.

The Deaf Studies degree prepares students to have the necessary communication skills and cultural knowledge to work with deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Through practicum participation and other course related research, students explore career opportunities in the deaf community.

Careers: Interpreter, Translator, Court Reporter

Program Stats:

  • >50% Online
  • 29% Industry Growth
  • Available at QCC Worcester
  • 62 Credits
  • $44,190 Average Salary

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