This program will train individuals to become ASL conversationalists and/or professional ASL interpreters. This program provides individuals with the professional knowledge and skills that meet or exceed the minimum professional standards necessary to perform in a broad range of interpreting assignments. This program will prepare individuals for the Educational Interpreter Performance Assessment (EIPA) and Virginia Quality Assurance Screening (VQAS).

This program is offered completely online!


Ruby Losh
ASL/Interpreter Education Program Coordinator/Instructor


ASL Program Graduate – Class of 2023

“When I tell people to apply to Pierpont Community and Technical College, I tell them that you can get a well-rounded ASL interpreting education with plenty of one-on-one attention from people who really care about the students and make sure they are educated and prepared for the professional world.” 

Career Opportunites

With a degree in our American Sign Language program, students can begin an exciting career in a variety of fields, including:  

  • Educational Interpreter
  • Statewide Interpreter
  • Video Relay Service

Course Catalog

To see a model schedule for this program, please see our academic catalog.


Pierpont is an open enrollment institution. Only a standard Pierpont application is needed for this program.