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Deaf Studies

If you would like your career to include providing services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Northern Essex offers several options for you to choose from.

The Deaf Studies Program at NECC features options to either enter the workforce directly or transfer to a four-year bachelor’s degree program. If you want to enter the workforce directly, you can prepare for a career as a direct service provider to the Deaf community in group homes, independent living facilities, or state agencies. Or you can transfer into a four-year program in ASL – English Interpreting, Deaf Studies, education, or human/social services among numerous options. The Deaf Studies can also be an advantage in other professions that serve the Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deaf-Blind community.

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To contact the deaf studies program coordinator, please call 978-556-3667 or e-mail:

Additional Options

Interested in taking a non-credit class instead? View our non-credit options.