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Translation (English and Spanish)
Undergraduate Certificate

Program Overview

Learn to translate an array of documents from Spanish into English. Advance your skills in both the written and spoken word and prepare to thrive in an increasingly multilingual world. Translation opens new career opportunities in business, politics, education, publishing and more.

Program Snapshot

Program Type: Full-Time
Location: On Campus
Program Length: 1
Credit Hours: 12

Why This Program & What You'll Learn

Effectively translating one language to another is a skill that requires special training. In this program, you’ll focus on features that distinguish Spanish and English. You’ll learn the ways in which you can most accurately translate between the oral and written word.

You have several options to customize your certificate. You can also complete a professional internship in Spanish or take a translation course in a Spanish-speaking country.

This certificate is open to all undergraduate students interested in learning more about translating from Spanish to English.

Program Highlights

Through the translation certificate at CMU, you can:

  • Study abroad in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, Spain and beyond, including a translation internship.
  • Develop a practical skill that will boost your marketability in a multicultural world.
  • Build your mastery of both English and Spanish.
  • Get involved in our Spanish-focused student clubs, including Sigma Delta Pi, the Spanish Honorary Society and the Spanish Club.

Careers & Outcomes

Translation skills open the door to a world of career possibilities. Language students often find work in communications, government and academia.

Career Projected Salary
Global Communications Director $87,071
Security/Defense Intelligence Analyst $79,409
College Professor/Instructor $80,840

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