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Deaf Studies

Students enrolled in the one-year deaf studies program acquire a certificate that enhances opportunities for an career that interacts with the public and persons with deafness or hearing loss.  Through their studies, students acquire knowledge of deafness, an overview of the deaf community and its culture, and American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary.

Career opportunities within the field of deafness include:  audiologist, counselor, dormitory/residence program counselor, interpreter, linguist, social worker, speech-language pathologist, teacher, parent/infant specialist, health care providers, and combined specialties.

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