Thank you for your interest in our M.A.: Interpreting Studies Program

Our Master of Arts: Interpreting Studies Program is designed for professional signed and spoken language interpreters who want to hone their skills. Funding is available for interpreters who are working or plan to work in K-12 educational settings. The MAIS has tracks for entry-level interpreters (those interpreters who entering the field or who are early in their career), experienced interpreters who want to advance their skills, and interpreters who want to become teachers, mentors, researchers, and leaders.

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MAIS students inserted in the OSEP scholarship need to read the following informational disclosure pages:

Service Obligation and Repayment Requirement: FAQ
Personnel Development Program Data Collection System: FAQ
M.A. Interpreting Studies: FAQ

The following documents are provided for information only.

Service Obligation Pre-Scholarship Agreement
Certification of Eligibility for Federal Assistance Form
Scholar Information Sheet
Recipient of Scholarship Assistance Form
Scholar Demographic Form


If you have any questions, please contact

Elisa Maroney Dr. Elisa Maroney, Professor
Program Coordinator MAIS Program | 503-838-8735
Konnie Sayers, Grants and Contracts Technician
Research & Resource Center with Deaf communities | 503-838-8444