Translation and/or Interpretation
One of the fastest-growing needs of the New York metro community is for qualified and professionally trained interpreters and translators. If you are fluent in English and Spanish and looking to add a skill to your resume, then the Certificate in Translation and/or Certificate in Interpretation may be right for you.
Our skilled instructors have the educational background and the real-world experience to best prepare you for work in this exciting and growing field. The courses run at night from our convenient Manhattan location and the program can be completed in a year. This is a non-credit certificate program. Institutional Member: American Translators Association, Society of Medical Interpreters.
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Fluency in both English and Spanish is needed, including strong writing skills in both languages. Students must take a placement test and pass an oral interview. Tuition payment plans are available. To apply and take the admissions test, please attend one of the scheduled open houses. Open House listings are located under the "Open Houses" listing to the right of your screen.
Students cannot register just for a few classes; they need to enroll in the whole program.
Registration and Tuition:
Please attend an open house and receive more information on the program, English and Spanish evaluation, and to register. Open Houses are listed on our website before the start of each semester. RSVP for the open house on our website, by visiting us at 695 Park Avenue; East Building Room 1022, or call (212) 650-3850. To register for courses online please click on the Course Browser/Registration. Click the button to view the Program Brochure.
Many businesses, unions, trade associations, and government programs will reimburse students for the cost of this certificate program. Several types of payment vouchers are also accepted for payment of tuition in this program. Please contact Milena Timerman (email@example.com) with questions regarding payment.
Note: Certificate Cannot Be Completed In One Semester.
|Fall 2015 Semester||Day||Time||Dates|
|Introduction to Translation||Tue. & Thu.||7:40-9:30pm||9/8-10/20|
|Translation Studies I, S1||Tue. & Thu.||5:40-7:30pm||9/8-10/20|
|Translation Studies I, S2*||Tue. & Thu. (see below)
||7:40-9:30pm||10/30-12/10; Skips 11/5 & 11/26
|Translation Studies II, S1||Saturday||9:30am-12:40pm||10/31-12/19; Skips 11/28|
|Translation Studies II, S2**||Mon. & Wed. (see below)
||5:40-7:30pm||9/21-11/3; Skips 10/12|
|Fundamentals of Interpretation||Tue. & Thu.||5:40-7:30pm||9/8-10/20|
|Interpretation in Legal Settings, S2||Tue. & Thu.||7:40-9:30pm||11/3-12/17; Skips 11/26|
|Interpretation in Medical Settings, S1||Tue. & Thu.
|Interpretation in Medical Settings, S2||Tue. & Thu.||5:40-7:30pm||11/3-12/17; Skips 11/26|
|Spanish Editing||Mon. & Wed.||5:40-7:30pm||11/2-12/2|
|Spanish Composition||Mon. & Wed.||7:40-9:30pm||Not available this semester|
|Note Taking for Interpreters||Mon. & Wed.||5:40-7:30pm||9/14-10/19; Skips 10/12|
|Spanish Grammar Review||Mon. & Wed.||7:40-9:30pm||9/14-10/19; Skips 10/12|
|English Composition & Editing||Mon. & Wed.||5:40-7:30pm||11/2-12/2|
*Please note that Translation Studies 1, sec. 2, meet saturday 11/14 & 11/21 and those two sessions will be conducted online.
**Please note that the last class for Translation Studies 2, sec. 2, will meet on Tuesday, 11/3