Certificate in Translation & Interpretation

For more information about the Certificate in Translation & Interpretation, learning objectives, faculty, and student opportunities, please visit the Professional & Continuing Studies (PCS) Website.

Professional & Continuing Studies (PCS) Staff

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies Faculty & Staff

The Certificate in Translation & Interpretation is a non-credit certificate program offered jointly from the Office of Professional & Continuing Studies, the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies, and the Department of Languages & Cultures. The certificate is a 21 credit continuing education program. Students are awarded three continuing education units (CEUs) for each course that they complete. Students can choose to complete a smaller concentrated certificate in either Healthcare or Legal Translation and Interpreting with 15 CEUs awarded.

The Certificate in Translation & Interpretation is designed for bilingual Louisiana residents and students who are interested in learning techniques and codes of practice in the fields of Spanish/English, English/Spanish translation and interpreting in legal and healthcare settings. Students interested in this certificate should contact PCS for more information.

Areas of Concentration

Certificate in Healthcare Translation & Interpreting CEUs
Intro to Translation (8 weeks) 3
Intro to Interpreting (8 weeks) 3
Translation in the Healthcare Setting (8 weeks) 3
Interpreting in the Healthcare Setting (8 weeks) 3
Either one 8-week session internship OR a graduation exam in translation & interpreting 3
Total CEUs 15 CEUs
Certificate in Legal Translation & Interpreting CEUs
Intro to Translation (8 weeks) 3
Intro to Interpreting (8 weeks) 3
Translation in the Legal Setting (8 weeks) 3
Interpreting in the Legal Setting (8 weeks) 3
Either one 8-week session internship OR a graduation exam in translation & interpreting 3
Total CEUs 15 CEUs
Certificate in Healthcare & Legal Translation & Interpreting CEUs
Intro to Translation 3
Intro to Interpreting 3
Translation in the Legal Setting 3
Interpreting in the Legal Setting 3
Translation in the Healthcare Setting 3
Interpreting in the Healthcare Setting 3
Either one 8-week session internship OR a graduation exam in translation & interpreting 3
Total CEUs 21 crs