American Sign Language Studies

Program Overview

Our program stands out for its immersive and interactive approach to learning, promoting not just fluency in sign language but also a deep understanding of Deaf culture and community. You’ll be trained by expert instructors passionate about the language and the people who use it. Our program prepares you for careers in education, healthcare, social work, and more, where ASL skills are increasingly in demand.


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Comprehensive Curriculum and Hands-On Experience.

Our courses are designed to provide you with a deep understanding of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture while also honing your interpreting skills. Through hands-on training and real-world applications, you’ll graduate ready to excel in various areas like education, medicine, law, non-profit work, government, human resources, advocacy, the performing arts, and more.

A Gateway to a Growing Field.

The demand for qualified sign language interpreters is not just a local trend—it’s a nationwide growth area. With the increasing recognition of the importance of accessibility and inclusivity, the need for interpreters is projected to continue rising. By choosing Saint Paul College, you’re not just preparing for today’s jobs; you’re stepping into a career path with a bright and expanding future.

Bridge a World of Inclusive Communication.

Imagine a world where every voice is heard and every idea is shared, irrespective of hearing abilities. That’s the beautiful reality sign language interpreters help create every day! By seamlessly translating between spoken and sign languages, interpreters open up a universe of possibilities for engaging exchanges among people from all walks of life.