Eligibility for the ASL-English Interpreter Preparation Program (IPP)


All applicants to the ASL-English Interpreter Preparation Program (IPP) must show a high level of fluency in both English and ASL.

Minimum Requirements

All applicants must have taken and successfully completed (final grade "C" or better):

  • Deaf Culture (ASL-142) or equivalent
  • ASL Linguistics (ASL-150) or equivalent
  • ASL 104 or equivalent

If you do not currently hold an AA, BA or higher degree:

  • Provide proof of successful completion (final grade "C" or better) of college-level English and math coursework.
    • Ohlone courses that will satisfy this requirement:
      • ENGL-101A
      • MATH-155 or higher
  • Provide proof of 30 general education (GE) credits (1 year of college-level work) with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.

If you currently hold an AA, BA or higher degree:

  • Provide your unofficial transcripts

Application Process

All applicants must complete the general Ohlone application. Directions for this application can be found here.

All applicants must also submit an IPP application available online here. Applications are due by April 30 to begin the Fall semester of the next academic year.


If you have any questions about your eligibility, please contact ippcoordinator@ohlone.edu