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MA in French, Professional French Translation Concentration

French, Professional French Translation (MA) – Graduate

The Professional Translation Concentration prepares students for careers as highly qualified translators in such critical industry sectors as health, law, business, media, and culture. As such, the program trains students seeking to develop the professional skills needed for translating from English to French and vice versa.

View the French, Professional French Translation (MA) requirements in the official course catalog.


Admission is open to students who hold a bachelor’s degree and have completed at least 24 semester hours of undergraduate French or its equivalent. Students applying for admission must satisfy the standard University requirements for admission to graduate study.

Individuals holding the bachelor’s degree and showing an adequate proficiency in French may enroll in graduate courses, even though they do not wish to enter the Master of Arts program. Applicants with non-U.S. degrees, please visit the International Applicants page to review the U.S. degree equivalency information.

Interested candidates may apply through the Graduate School.