Deaf-Related Educational Programs Across the USA – Part Four (Western Region)

Nov 8, 2021 | Interpreter Education

by: Lisa Hendrickson, CI - NIR Interpreter Coordinator

This article is the final article of a four-part series highlighting Interpreter Training, Deaf Education, Deaf Studies, and other Deaf-related post-secondary programs across the United States. Part Four will focus on programs available in the Western Region of the United States.

Arizona

University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ
Bachelor of Science in Deaf Studies

https://coe.arizona.edu/programs/deaf-studies-bse

Master of Arts in Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing

https://online.arizona.edu/programs/graduate/online-master-arts-special-education-deaf-and-hard-hearing-ma

Arkansas

University of Arkansas – Little Rock

Little Rock, AR
Associate of Science in American Sign Language Studies

https://ualr.edu/interpreting/as-degree-asl-studies/

California

California State University-Long Beach

Long Beach, CA
Bachelor of Arts in ASL-English Interpreting

http://www.cla.csulb.edu/programs/asld/

California State University-Northridge

Northridge, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies

https://catalog.csun.edu/academics/deaf/programs/ba-deaf-studies/

California State University-Sacramento

Sacramento, CA
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language & Deaf Studies

https://www.csus.edu/college/education/undergraduate/deaf-studies.html

Colorado

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language/English Interpretation

https://www.unco.edu/cebs/asl-interpreting/academic-programs/asl-english-interpretation/index-old.aspx

Idaho

Idaho State University

Pocatello, ID
Bachelor of Science in Sign Language Interpreting

https://www.isu.edu/signlanguage/bachelor-of-science/

Louisiana

Delgado Community College

New Orleans, LA
Associate of Arts in American Sign Language Interpreting

https://catalog.dcc.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=13&poid=783

Nevada

Nevada State College

Henderson, NV
Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies

https://nsc.edu/academics/degrees-programs/school-of-liberal-arts/deaf-studies/

Minor in American Sign Language Interpreting

https://nsc.edu/academics/degrees-programs/school-of-liberal-arts/asl-interpreting-minor/

New Mexico

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
Bachelor of Arts in Signed Language Interpreting

https://ling.unm.edu/signed-language-program/index.html

Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University – Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK
Associate of Arts in American Sign Language Interpretation

https://osuokc.edu/humanservices/itp

North Dakota

Minot State University

Minot, ND
Bachelor of Applied Science in Interpreting and Sign Language Studies

https://www.minotstateu.edu/enroll/programs/interpreting-sign-language.shtml

Oregon

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, OR
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language Studies

https://wou.edu/academics/american-sign-language-studies/

Texas

Lamar University

Beaumont, TX
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language

https://www.lamar.edu/fine-arts-communication/deaf-studies-deaf-education/academic-programs/b-a-in-american-sign-language.html

Master of Science in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
Doctor of Education in Deaf Studies and Deaf Education

https://www.lamar.edu/fine-arts-communication/deaf-studies-deaf-education/index.html

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language/English Interpretation

https://www.depts.ttu.edu/classic_modern/ASL/index.php

University of Houston

Houston, TX
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language Interpreting

https://uh.edu/class/comd/asli/

University of Texas at Austin

Austin, TX
Bachelor of Arts in American Sign Language: Study of Signed Languages

https://liberalarts.utexas.edu/linguistics/undergraduate/asl_program/ASL-Program.php

Utah

Utah State University

Logan, UT
Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Education

https://comdde.usu.edu/programs/graduate/deaf-ed-home

Utah Valley University

Orem, UT
Bachelor of Arts in General Deaf Studies
Bachelor of Arts in Deaf Studies Emphasis: Interpreting

https://www.uvu.edu/lang/asl/general.html

Wyoming

Casper College

Casper, WY
Associate of Arts in American Sign Language Studies

https://www.caspercollege.edu/program/asl/

If you know of another great program in the Midwestern Region that is not included on this list, please feel free to add the details in the comments section below so we can add other options to the list!

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