Bachelor of Science
The objective of the Educational Interpreting program is to award degrees to individuals who have met requirements demonstrating sufficient signing and interpreting skills to foster educational and social enhancement of the lives of Deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. Graduates of the program at ISU will be able to perform entry-level freelance and educational interpreting assignments. A graduate of this program will, with on the job experience and mentorship, be capable of attaining national certification.
The Meridian campus accepts applicants to the Educational Interpreting program every year. The Pocatello campus accepts applicants every other year. The Cohort for the Educational Interpreting program on Pocatello campus is every other odd numbered year (2013, 2015, etc.).
In order to apply for the program on either Meridian or Pocatello campus, you must possess a GPA of 3.0 or higher in skilled course (ASL classes, interpreting classes, etc.) and a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher. You must have also completed or near completed an A.A. or A.S. from an accredited institution.
Students wishing to attend the Meridian Campus should contact Julie Melton for additional information.
Meridian Health Sciences Center
1311 E Central Dr
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: (208) 373-1873