Graduate Certificate in Interpreting

The Graduate Certificate in Interpreting is designed for those who have earned an undergraduate degree, have either significant industry experience or post-graduate degrees, and are interested in language-services careers focused on interpreting.

Credits and Courses

Students must complete 21 credits of required courses. The following six courses (18 credits) must be completed at the graduate level:

TRNSLTN 700Consecutive Interpreting3
TRNSLTN 710Comparative Systems for Translation3
TRNSLTN 711Ethics and Procedures in Interpreting3
TRNSLTN 730Internship in Translation/Interpreting3
TRNSLTN 722Simultaneous Interpreting3
TRNSLTN 750Advanced Modes of Interpreting3
Total Credits18

Electives

In addition to the six required courses, students must complete one elective course (3 credits). In consultation with the certificate coordinator, students select their elective from among the following courses. Other courses relevant to the student’s plan of study may be used to fulfill the elective requirement with the consent of the coordinator.

TRNSLTN 530Business and Professional Aspects of Translation3
TRNSLTN 727Project Management in Translation3
TRNSLTN 728Editing for Translation3
One of the following:
TRNSLTN 706Introduction to Translation: French to English3
TRNSLTN 708Introduction to Translation: German to English3
TRNSLTN 707Introduction to Translation: Spanish to English3
TRNSLTN 719Introduction to Translation: Russian to English3
TRNSLTN 704Introduction to Translation: Arabic to English3
ITALIAN 413Introduction to Italian to English Translation3
TRNSLTN 702Introduction to Translation: English to Spanish3
One of the following:
TRNSLTN 716Seminar in Advanced Translation: French to English3
TRNSLTN 718Seminar in Advanced German Translation3
TRNSLTN 717Seminar in Advanced Translation: Spanish to English3
TRNSLTN 729Seminar in Advanced Translation: Russian to English3
TRNSLTN 714Advanced Translation: Arabic to English3
ITALIAN 414Advanced Seminar in Italian to English Translation3
TRNSLTN 712Seminar in Advanced Translation: English to Spanish3