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Broadcast Captioning

Program: 10-170-1

  • Associate Degree
  • 6 Terms
  • 61 Credits
  • Financial Aid Eligible
  • Starts August
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You’ve read the scrolling captions for the hearing-impaired on your TV screen. The person providing instantaneous text of programs is trained in realtime transcription techniques and technology. These skills can also be used to provide CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) for hearing-impaired students in educational as well as public settings. If you’re an excellent listener, have strong language and communication skills, are committed to accuracy and able to work on deadline, a career in broadcast captioning may be a perfect fit for your talents.

Students can view classes online, in real time, from home. NOTE: A minimum internet connection speed of 3 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload is required. The computer must use Windows 7 or newer operating system.


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Approximate Costs

  • $140 per credit (resident)
  • $205 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Other fees vary by program (books, supplies, materials, tools, uniforms, health-related exams, etc) Details here.

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This rigorous program offers classes during the day, Monday through Friday.

Students can view classes online, in real time, from home. NOTE: A minimum internet connection speed of 3 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload is required. The computer must use Windows 7 or newer operating system.

 

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