Certificate Program in Spanish-English Translation

About: 

The Certificate Program in Spanish/English Translation has been designed to meet the increasing local, national, and international demand for professionals, educators, and students interested in meeting the challenges of modern multicultural, multilingual societies.

Participants will explore the history, principles, theory, and practice of oral and written translation. They will practice the techniques of legal, medical, technical, general, and literary translation and learn to use specialized dictionaries and other essential reference materials. They will also improve their knowledge of English and Spanish syntaxes, morphologies, and semantic systems.

A Certificate in Translation is awarded upon successful completion of the program and demonstration of excellence by successfully completing a comprehensive examination given by a departmental panel.

The University of Massachusetts Boston Translation Program is an ATA-Approved Program

The University of Massachusetts Boston Translation Program is recognized by the American Translators Association (ATA) as an Approved Translation & Interpreting School. The ATA is a professional organization dedicated to advancing the professions of translation & interpreting, and offers an internationally recognized professional translator certification program.

Learn more about this program:

To receive more information and connect with the program manager, please click on inquire now to the right.

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RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, MARYLAND, AND MINNESOTA:
The University of Massachusetts Boston is currently not accepting students for online study who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, due to regulations in those states. Please contact your state's Board of Education for details. Click here for information on distance education authorization in other states.

Tuition/Fees: 

Registration is administered through College of Advancing and Professional Studies at UMass Boston. Please see Fee Schedule below.

Type of Fee Amount
Fee per credit $380
Late Reg. Fee per semester* $25
Returned Check Fee per semester** $28
Total for course*** $1140 (380x3 credits = 1140)

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*applicable when you register after deadline; non-refundable unless course has been cancelled

** applicable when checks returned unpaid

*** Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard 3 credit course

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Did you know?

University of Massachusetts has earned several awards for its distance learning programs, faculty and technology including:

  • University of Massachusetts Lowell’s B.S. in Information Technology Ranked Among Top Affordable Online IT Degrees by Get Educated in 2011
  • UMass Ranked Among Top 10 Best Colleges in Online Education in Communication & Public Relations Degrees, 2011 by The Best Colleges
  • UMass ranks 19th highest-rated university in the world by the Times of London.
  • UMass ranked 56th in the Times of London's Top 200
  • UMassOnline, UMass Boston President's Special Achievement Award, Valerie C. Haven, Sloan-C 2010 Awards
  • University of Massachusetts Ranked Among Top 28 Best Value in Online Education for Human Services & Psychology Professionals, 2009 by Get Educated
  • Ranked Top 10 Online Degrees Colleges- September 2009 (Online Degree Reviews.com)
  • UMassOnline Awarded Public Sector of the Year by Mass Technology Leadership Council , 2008
  • Most Outstanding Online Teaching and Learning Program, UMass Lowell's Online Graduate Behavioral Intervention in Autism Program, Sloan Consortium Excellence Awards, 2008
  • 'Excellence in Online Teaching' Award, Dr. Jeannette E. Riley, Sloan Consortium Excellence Awards, 2008
  • 21st Century Best Practices Award, United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
  • Program of Excellence, University Continuing Education Association (UCEA)-Journalism Certificate
  • Excellence in Faculty Development, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Programming, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • Excellence in Online Teaching, Sloan-C Excellence Awards
  • UMass Amherst Isenberg MBA, Top 10 national rankings, #4 Best Professors (2005, 2006, 2007 Princeton Review: Best Business Schools rankings)
  • 4th in Primary Care Education, U.S. World Reports
  • Excellence in Distance Teaching Education - United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
Admissions: 

To start the Admissions process, please complete this online form: http://goo.gl/forms/Kxq8AXOhT5

For general questions contact: 
Margaret Fitzgerald

Phone: 
617-287-7550

For academic questions contact:

Diego Mansilla Diego.mansilla@umb.edu

Program e-mail
translationprogram@umb.edu

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on matriculation and course status. Please check with your program manager or advisor to determine your eligibility. Generally, if you are matriculated in a degree program and are enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits each semester, you may qualify for financial aid. Please review our Financial Aid Checklist below.

  1. Fill out the FAFSA form at www.fafsa.ed.gov. It is important to list the University of Massachusetts Boston school code number 002222.
  2. Next, download your required Financial Aid Forms here.
  3. Check your financial aid status using WISER.
  4. For more information or if you have further questions, please contact Financial Aid Services at 617.287.6300 or at finaid@umb.edu

Contact:

For more information or if you have further questions, please contact Financial Aid Services at 617.287.6300 or at finaid@umb.edu.

Request Information

Contact: 
Margaret Fitzgerald
Phone: 
617-287-7550
Campus: 
Boston
Level: 
Undergraduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
12
Tuition Per Credit: 
$380
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
English
Foreign Language and Culture
Linguistics
Spanish
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