Be a Bridge Between Two Worlds

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Courtrooms, emergency rooms, schools, professional conferences - these are just a few of the settings where professional interpreters and translators apply their skills. More than just knowing the correct words to use, these experts must understand the fields in which they work, and have a firm grasp of the cultures involved. As language specialists, interpreters/translators serve as a crucial link between those who cannot understand English and those who serve them, accurately conveying information, concepts and ideas between languages.

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    Est. Tuition $3,665

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    Learning Format Online

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    Duration 10 months *

    * Duration times can vary talk to your student success coach for more information.
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    Total Units 21.5 Units

Required Courses

In-Person Online Hybrid Online with Live Sessions
Course Schedules are Subject to Change
Required (21.5 Units )
Introduction to Legal InterpretationThis course provides the tools necessary to begin the journey into the rewarding and in-demand profession of Legal Interpretation.
1.5 Units
The U.S. Court System: An Overview for Legal InterpretersA general survey of criminal and civil courts and the various jurisdictions in which they operate.
3 Units
Sight Translation: English to SpanishThis course emphasizes the acquisition of appropriate Spanish to English vocabulary and translation skills used in criminal and civil court matters.
4 Units
Consecutive InterpretationEmphasizes consecutive interpretation as practiced in courts and adjudicatory hearings.
4 Units
Simultaneous InterpretationEmphasizes simultaneous interpretation, a technique used in judicial proceedings.
4 Units
Professional Interpreting: Protocol and EthicsFocuses on ethical principles and standards in the interpreting profession.
2 Units
Comparative Analysis of the Structures of English and Spanish LanguagesAn examination of key grammar and syntax elements of both language structures, including the standard and non-standard forms of a language, and the importance of sentence structure, verbs, punctuation, reading, and writing, editing, and proofreading.
3 Units

Getting Started

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your eduction, life and work schedules.

May11Spring 2021
Jul12Summer 2021


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