This program provides professional training in translation for both native English speakers with advanced knowledge of Spanish and native Spanish speakers with advanced knowledge of English. Students will develop and enhance the linguistic, cultural, and technical skills necessary to effectively produce high-quality translations and/or interpretations in various professional settings.
Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation
The post-baccalaureate certificate program provides professional training in translation for both native English speakers with advanced knowledge of Spanish and native Spanish speakers with advanced knowledge of English. Translation and interpretation competence requires a near perfect understanding of the subtleties and nuances of meaning in one language, culture, and context for conveying the same or similar meaning in a different language. It requires superior command of the full range of registers not only in a first language, but in one or more other languages as well.
The United Nations has six official diplomatic languages – Spanish and English are two of them. There are close to 500 million Spanish speakers in the world today, and Spanish is the 4th most commonly spoken language. Students with an interest in international relations, law, medicine, politics, sports, banking, hospitality, and many other fields improve their employment profiles with top-notch bilingual skills.