The Professional Certificate in Community Interpreting allows dual-language participants with no prior interpreting skills to become a community interpreter in just 14 weeks. The skills you will develop can be used in a variety of settings including in a community, business, healthcare, education and many more. In this program you will learn the three major types of interpreting and will gain valuable skills to help you start or advance your career pathway.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, due to increasing globalization and the number of non-English speaking people in the United States, employment of trained interpreters and translators is projected to grow 29 percent from 2014 to 2024.
Use your bilingual skills to advance your career in a broad range of community-based environments and position yourself for potential in-demand career changes or advances.
Why This Program May Be For You
If you are bi-lingual and working in a position which may require you to be a liaison to someone who has limited or non-English speaking proficiency, this program will give you the skills to become an invaluable resource to your patients, community and organization.