Sign Language Degree at University of Iowa (Iowa)

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Sign Language Degree

The sign language degree program at University of Iowa is designed to prepare students to study American Sign Language as a method of communication in the deaf community. Students seeking a sign language degree may pursue a career in teaching sign language, as well as American Sign Language translation, on a private or public scale. Courses include instruction in the development of ASL, ASL morphology and syntax, signing technique, English translation of ASL, formal and colloquial ASL, and ASL transcription. Get more details below including other Iowa colleges that offer sign language degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Sign Language Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Iowa offers a post-baccalaureate certificate program in sign language.

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Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Sign Language program at University of Iowa, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Interpreters and Translators


Interpret oral or sign language, or translate written text from one language into another.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, interpreters and translators employment is expected to grow at a rate of 28.7% from 2014 to 2024

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

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