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American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreting Graduate Program

Master of Science in American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreting


The University of North Florida's ASL/English Interpreting programs are committed to upholding the 2014 Accreditation Standards formulated by the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education. There are two master 's degree concentrations and both concentrations are available to Deaf interpreters.


All faculty, part-time or full-time, are trained in online teaching through UNF 's Teaching Online certification program.In-state tuition may be available within the Southern Regional Education Board area (AL, AR, DE, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, OK, SC, TN, TX, WVA) if you qualify for Academic Common Market (ACM) in a participating state. Please visit the following link to check viability and to initiate an application with your state ACM representative: For those outside of this region, UNF offers a reduced tuition rate for qualifying states. For the most up-to-date information about your state's agreement to participate with UNF in offering this degree program, please visit this site.


UNF can accept and enroll students from any of the 47 SARA participating states, plus DC and several territories. Students from SARA states may begin the process of completing applications for Summer 2018 (Interpreting Pedagogy) and Fall 2018 (General Practitioner) admission. The application deadline is March 31, 2018.


Concentration 1: General Practitioner


Concentration 2: Interpreting Pedagogy


ASL/English Interpreting: General Practice (Master of Science)

Major: ASL/English Interpreting

Concentration: General Practice
Degree: Master of Science
Major Requirements (36 credits)
INT5457 Interp Intercultural Contexts (3 Credits)
INT5805 Mentoring Int. Ed. (3 Credits)
INT5954 Service Learn DC (3 Credits)
INT6274 Adv ASL Concepts for Interp (3 Credits)
INT6276 Teaching Cognitive Processing (3 Credits)
INT6277 ASL Exp. Comp. Tech. (3 Credits)
INT6425 Interp in Legal Settings (3 Credits)
INT6435 Mental Health Interpreting (3 Credits)
INT6436 Healthcare Interpreting (3 Credits)
INT6911 Applied Research Interpret (3 Credits)
INT6944 Interpreting Internship (6 Credits)




  • Internship is waived for students who have achieved NAD-RID certification (CSC, CI, CT, NIC, NAD IV/V).
  • Up to 8 hours may be transferred into the program.
  • No more than 10 semester hours can be completed before a student is fully admitted including a maximum of 8 semester hours of approved transfer credits from another institution.
  • A student may receive credit for a course only once. However, the GPA will reflect all repeated courses.
  • An approved Dual/Concurrent enrollment form is required prior to registering for courses at another institution.
  • Students are strongly advised not to enroll in courses at another institution during their last semester at UNF.
  • Graduation will most likely be delayed for students who attempt dual enrollment in their last semester.