Community Interpreting Certificate

Community Interpreting Certificate

Who can apply?

The Community Interpreting Certificate has been structured to meet the needs of working people in the Midwest as well as online students from other regions of the country or the globe. Both international students and individuals with DACA status are encouraged and welcome to apply.

How does it work?

This certificate program is a total of 13 credits and takes one academic year to complete (August-May). The four required courses are taught in an online format, with a face-to-face option for local students. There is also a one credit internship to be completed in spring semester.

What is the cost of the program?

The tuition rate for 2019-20 is $390/credit. The total cost for the program (13 credits) is $5,070. The current tuition/fee schedule for the university can be found on the Student Information page of the Business Office.

Who will receive a certificate?

Students will be eligible to receive the certificate after completing the following requirements:

  • Apply to the Certificate online
  • Entrance exam
  • Successful completion of the four required courses in the certificate
  • Internship/Practicum

What is the time line?

Fall semester (August-December):
INTP 301 Interpreting Principles (3 credits)
INTP 444 Intercultural Competence and Ethics in Interpreting (3 credits)

Spring semester (January–May):
INTP 456 Seminar on Interpreting in Medical and Social Settings (3 credits)
INTP 452 Seminar on Interpreting in Business and Legal Settings (3 credits)
NTP 481 Internship Practicum (1 credit)