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

  • 3/16/2017

    Each year, RIT launches the Faculty Scholarship Report to reflect on the previous year’s successes and to showcase RIT's valued faculty members whose research efforts continue to promote innovation, collaboration and discovery. The 2016 report marks yet another year of continued growth, with over 1,900 scholarly works included. This year’s report also places a specific emphasis on featuring a select group of outstanding faculty and the contributions they have made to their field, their students and their community.

    NTID is proud to have the work of ASLIE professor Dr. Joseph Hill featured in the 2016 Faculty Scholarship Report.