What will I learn?

CSN offers the first Sign Language Interpreter Preparation program in Nevada. Upon completion of the program, students will have entry-level professional skills as Sign Language Interpreters and Translators.

It is our mission to improve the quality and quantity of interpreting services provided to individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate conversational American Sign Language skills at a competency level equivalent to that of an interpreter.
  • Demonstrate successful interpretation of a communication transaction between a Deaf and Hearing individual using the methodology of Consecutive Interpretation.
  • Demonstrate successful interpretation of a communication transaction between a Deaf and Hearing individual using the methodology of Simultaneous Interpretation.
  • Demonstrate basic interpreting skills and knowledge in specialized areas such as Deaf-Blind, Theatrical, Religious, Medical, Legal, and Education.
  • Take and pass the EIPA-Pre Screening tool for employment with the Clark County School District as an interpreter.

Which department am I in?

School of Arts and Letters

Study options

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$10,600.00 per year
Start date

Expected August 2021

Venue

College of Southern Nevada

Charleston Campus,

6375 W Charleston Blvd,

LAS VEGAS,

Nevada,

89146, United States

Full Time (4 semesters)

Tuition fees
US$10,600.00 per year
Start date

Expected August 2021

Venue

Moapa Valley Center

2400 N. St. Joseph St.,

LOGANDALE,

Nevada,

89021, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to have international qualification equivalent to U.S. High School. English Proficiency Admission Requirements: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 61 iBT; TOEFL paper based: 500; Pearson Test of English (academic): 51.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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