Spanish Translation for the Health, Legal and Business Professions Certificate

The Department of Modern Languages offers a 15-credit non-degree certificate in Spanish Translation for the Health, Legal and Business Professions.  The certificate program will provide students with the necessary skills to become translators in positions requiring linguistic background in health, legal, and business concepts and terminology. Responding to the need for more translators in the Business, Health, and Legal fields, this program prepares students for an in-demand and fast-growing profession. This certificate program is also offered in an online format.

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Program Requirements

TRS 231
Introduction to Translation and Interpretation Theory
TRS 232
Introduction to Translation and Interpretation for the Professions
TRS 245
Capstone Translation and Interpretation

Program Electives – Choose 2 courses from the following:

TRS 233
Spanish Translation and Interpretation for Healthcare
TRS 234
Spanish Legal Translation and Interpretation
TRS 236
Spanish Translation and Interpretation for Business and Finance

Modern Languages Dept.

199 Chambers Street, Room S-601
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 220-8105

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday
9 a.m.-5 p.m