American Sign Language and Interpreting Education

About the Department

Sign language interpreting is a fascinating, challenging and rapidly expanding field that offers an endless variety of opportunities and rich linguistic and cultural experiences. With more than 1,200 Deaf and hard-of-hearing students and 17,000 hearing students on campus, and more than 100 Deaf and hard-of-hearing faculty and staff members, RIT provides you with a unique environment and excellent opportunities to increase your knowledge of cultures and enhance your English, American Sign Language and interpreting skills.

Latest News

  • 4/9/2018

    National and local companies and agencies from across the United States searching for skilled interpreters were represented at the second annual Student Interpreting Association Career/Resource Fair held on March 28th, 2018 at NTID. Nearly 100 students, faculty and community members attended the career/resource fair that was co-sponsored by NTID’s Department of American Sign Language and Interpreting Education.