Masters Program

MA in Translation and Interpreting

In our MA program in Translation and Interpreting, taught by a faculty that features accomplished translators and interpreters, you will develop the academic and professional skills this field demands.

FULLY ONLINE OR RESIDENTIAL--YOUR CHOICE

The program is offered in two instructional modes: online or on campus. Online students take the same core courses and are taught by the same instructors as campus students. There is no requirement for online students to come to campus, but  online students are always welcome at all events, including  the graduation ceremony. Because the content and requirements of the online and campus modes are identical, the final transcript and diploma do not specify the instructional mode.

CHOOSE YOUR SPECIALIZATION: INTERPRETING, LITERARY TRANSLATION, OR TRANSLATION FOR PROFESSIONS

Candidates for the Master’s degree complete coursework in the foundations and practice of translation and interpreting, and may specialize in one of three areas: Translation for the Professions, Literary Translation, or Conference and Community Interpreting. We encourage all students to also explore areas outside of their area of specialization. All foundation courses are taught in English and practice work is done in the student’s language pair.

The course requirements for the MA are outlined here

A list of all the courses currently offered by our Program can be found here.

WE SUPPORT WORK IN OVER A DOZEN LANGUAGES

Our core faculty members have expertise in English + Arabic, French, German, Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and Ukrainian.

And, thanks to the collaboration of our colleagues from other departments in the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics (SLCL), we can also provide language support for students working in many other languages. Currently, we offer support for English + Japanese, Korean, Czech, Hindi, Catalan, and Basque, in addition to the 8 languages offered by our core faculty.

If you would like to work in English + a language you do not see mentioned here,  please contact us. It's possible we can arrange for  instructional support for your language.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

You can find more information about the application requirements, and instructions to apply,  here.