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Deaf Studies

A guide to resources for students in the Deaf Studies Program at NECC

Deaf Studies

Northern Essex Community College offers several options to provide services to the Deaf/Hard of Hearing/Deaf Blind community. The NECC libraries support students of these programs by providing print and electronic resources related to the curriculum. This guide is designed to help connect students with library resources through the links on the left.

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More information about the Deaf Studies program, requirements, curriculum, and faculty can be found below or by contacting the deaf studies program coordinator at 978-556-3667 or

Associate Degree in Arts:

Certificate Program:

Associations, Professional Organizations and Useful Websites

Associations, Professional Organizations and useful websites:

Transferring to a Four-Year College or University:

Upon completion of a degree, interpreters take the Massachusetts Interpreting Screening exam in order to qualify to work in the state of MA and NH.

After a few years of experience, national certification may be pursued through the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf.

To cite this LibGuide use the following templates:

APA: Northern Essex Community College Library. (Date updated). Title of page. Title of LibGuide. URL

MLA: Northern Essex Community College Library. "Title of Page." Title of LibGuide, Date updated, URL.