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The NIC (community interpreting) and the EIPA (educational interpreting) are industry standard tests. MDC recommends that students try Part 1 (Knowledge Exam) of the NIC or the EIPA, or both, upon completion of the program or during their internship.

The NIC is a test by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID, The EIPA is administered by Boys Town National Research Hospital:

Hiring entities look more favorably at candidates who have either, or both credentials.

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