Summary of State Requirements

  • There are currently no licensing requirements for all sign language interpreters

  • Certification requirements for legal interpreters

    • Preference to SC:L-certified interpreters

    • Must have obtained national certification

  • Licensing requirements for educational interpreters

    • Obtain an associate license (valid for 5 years)

      • Requires associate's degree from approved interpreting program


Interpreter Education Programs in Ohio

Kent State University.
Wright State University.
Ohio University.
Columbus State Community College.
Cuyahoga Community College.
Sinclair Community College.
Cincinnati State.