Interpreting Certificate

Instructors: Beatriz Craney, Tatiana Dallmann, Rejane Franco, Maria Teresa Perez

Do you speak Spanish or Portuguese?  Explore career opportunities using your mastery of English and a second language.  Employment for interpreters is expected to grow much faster than average according to the Department of Labor.  Certificate program offered:

  • Certificate In Judicial And Medical Interpreting-English/Spanish or English/Portuguese (88 hours)

For prerequisites, program description, course descriptions, dates, required texts, and information on how to attain a certificate, see the overview information below.

Mandatory Prerequisite: Introduction To Interpreting

Discover everything you need to know about the Judicial and Medical Interpreting certificate program. This class is a prerequisite to register for the program. Explore the three different modes of interpreting: consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, and sight translation. Obtain information about required testing of your second language abilities.

Wed, Mar 14, 6-9 pm
Fee and Code: $39, XBUSC 055

Judicial And Medical Interpreting Certificate –

English/Spanish OR English/Portuguese

Court interpreters work in a variety of legal settings, such as attorney-client meetings, preliminary hearings, arraignments, depositions, and trials. Medical interpreters help patients communicate with doctors, nurses, and other medical staff.  35 SESSIONS.

All four of the following courses must be completed. The courses run concurrently and meet from 6:30-9 pm on the dates listed below:

  • Consecutive Interpreting:  Thurs, Apr 12-Jun 21
  • Simultaneous Interpreting/Sight Translation:  Tues, May 1-Jun 19
  • Judicial Interpreting –
    • English/Spanish:  Tues, Jun 26-Aug 21 (no class Jul 3)
    • English/Portuguese:  Wed, Jun 27-Aug 22 (no class Jul 4)
  • Medical Interpreting-English/Spanish AND English/Portuguese:  Thurs, Jun 28-Aug 23 (no class Jul 5)

Fee and Codes: $1,999 (plus texts–approximately $300)
English/Spanish, XBUSC 056
English/Portuguese, XBUSC 057

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