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Language Interpreter

Foreign language interpreters are in demand by public agencies and private corporations that seek to provide services and employment to people from refugee and immigrant communities.   This program trains students for entry level positions as interpreters.  Students must have native fluency in a non-English language and good verbal and written English skills.  Students learn sequential, simultaneous and sight interpretation as well as workplace expectations.  Since many interpreters are independent contractors, students also the skills necessary to act in this capacity.

Program Options:

  • Certificate of Completion

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Program Length:

  • 3 quarters
  • 69-73 credits


  • Students may enter at the beginning of fall, winter, or spring quarter.