A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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Interim Chair:Dr. Paul DudisHall Memorial Building, Room 1401D
Hall Memorial Building (HMB) 1401C
(202) 651-5149 (voice)(202) 559-5628 (videophone)(202) 651-5172 (fax)
All recent Department of Interpretation and Translation undergraduate degree recipients are employed (69 percent) or in graduate school (31 percent) within one year of graduation. Several continue their studies at Gallaudet, the world's only university that offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in this field.
All recent graduate-level alumni of the department are employed.
Alumni EmploymentGraduates from Gallaudet's interpretation degree programs work in a variety of settings for organizations, individuals and government agencies. Many alumni have gone on to start their own businesses, receiving contract work in business, education, government, theater, medicine, law, healthcare and video relay.
Internships and ResearchStudents have completed internships at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other agencies and nonprofit organizations in the nation's capital. Several return to their hometowns for internships. The department places interns throughout the United States and the world, connecting professors and students through videoconferencing.
Many MAI students in the Department of Interpretation have published their research, as have most of our doctoral students.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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