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Program for Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

TCNJ offers a Teacher Training Program, not a Sign Language Interpreter training program.  TCNJ does offer courses in American Sign Language; the demand for those classes is so great that only full-time TCNJ students may enroll.

These local community colleges have ASL Interpreter Training Programs:

Rowan College at Burlington County

Mount Laurel Campus
900 College Circle
Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
(856) 222-9311

American Sign Language/Interpreter Education (AAS.ASL/IE)


Camden County College

P.O. Box 200
College Drive
Blackwood, NJ 08012-0200
(856) 227-7200

ASL, Deaf Studies, English Interpreting and Pre-Interpreting

Professor Sally Ann Emilius
ASL classes & ASL assessment

Professor Dianne Falvo
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4540
Interpreting & EIPA information


Community College of Philadelphia

1700 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130    

American Sign Language/English Interpreting (INT)


Union County College

232 East Second Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

American Sign Language-English Interpreting

Educational Interpreter Professional Development Center



The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. All advising sessions will be conducted virtually through phone, Skype, or Google Hangout as determined with your education advisor.