In cooperation with the Lubar School of Business, the MALLT program offers the Master of Arts in Language, Literature, and Translation [Translation concentration only]/Master of Business Administration coordinated degree program is designed for those interested in careers combining high-level management and administrative skills with excellent language-services skills for careers in business, industry, governmental, and nonprofit organizations. This track can be completed in English to Spanish, or Arabic, French, German, Italian, Russian or Spanish to English. The Translation portion of the degree is entirely online; the MBA portion of the degree is not online.
Students enrolled in the coordinated degree program concurrently pursue MALLT and MBA degrees, and will be expected to fulfill the degree requirements of both programs. Nine of the 30 credits normally required for a MALLT degree will be satisfied by courses taken in the Lubar School of Business. Courses in related areas must be approved by the Chair of Translation and Interpreting Studies. Prerequisite to the award of either degree in this program is the simultaneous award of its counterpart degree.
|Total Credits Required|
|Required Language-Specific Copurses (6 credits)|
|Required Core Seminars (6 credits)|
|Required Non-Language-Specific Courses (9 credits)|
|Electives Shared TIS/MBA (9 credits)|
|Master of Business Administration (24 credits)|
Candidates are expected to fulfill the degree requirements of both graduate programs simultaneously. Degrees are awarded simultaneously.
|Comprehensive Examination & GPA Requirements|
Students must earn a B or better to pass graduate-level courses. Students must also pass comprehensive examinations at the end of their studies. Graduate School requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for graduation.
Students in the coordinated MALLT/MBA degree program must complete all degree requirements within seven years of the first enrollment semester as a degree student.