Become an ASL-English interpreter in LaGuardia’s nationally recognized program and earn a Bachelor's Degree or a professional certificate.
The American Sign Language (ASL) - English Interpretation Program (AEIP) is temporarily suspending the recruitment of new cohorts.Please visit this site in the Spring for further updates. Please visit LaGuardia’s Deaf Studies Program for other options.
The ASL-English Interpretation Program (AEIP) is a Bachelor’s level program offered in collaboration with senior institution SUNY/Empire State College. AEIP is a rigorous two-year academic program that prepares selected individuals who are fluent in ASL to become ASL-English interpreters, with a special focus on interpreting in educational settings.
AEIP serves interpreting students from all over the New York tri-state area and is above the national average in student diversity within interpreting programs, reflecting the diverse populations of the Deaf community.
We are dedicated to developing skilled ASL-English Interpreters who:
Evening courses enable working students to maintain their professional status while attending classes. However, service learning and interpreting field work experiences require some daytime commitment.
Become an ASL-English Interpreter - we have an educational option that’s right for you.