Graduate Certificate Program in Translation and Interpreting

Students who have a BA or equivalent are eligible to apply for this 12 credit program in Translation and Interpreting. 

  • This program is designed to meet the increasing demand for translators and interpreters in health professions and the law. It provides comprehensive training with emphasis on basic computer translation and terminology skills.  It instructs students in the techniques and methods of translation and interpreting--from English to Spanish and Spanish to English--required in medical and legal/judicial settings. The four courses included in the program are: Translation and Health, Translation and the Law, Simultaneous Interpretation, and Consecutive Interpretation.  
  • Montclair State University has a fully equipped state-of-the-art translation laboratory housing 24 computers and facilities for simultaneous and consecutive interpreting including capacity for 8 interpreters in 4 booths and 24 delegates.
  • Following completion of the program, students will possess the necessary skills to be competitive in the job market.

For more information about the specifics of the program, please contact Dr. María José García Vizcaíno,