Translators are professionals who work with the written word. They must be fluent in at least two languages, and most have a bachelor's degree. Specialized training prepares them for the specifics of how to do the work. There is only one college in Washington State that offers a certificate program that can prepare students for a career in translation.
Read on for more information about the translation certificate program offered by Bellevue College.
Bellevue College is located less than 20 minutes east of Seattle in Bellevue, Washington. Learners can earn a translation certificate that includes courses in introduction to the translation and interpretation field, basic translation skills and advanced translation techniques. Students learn to use technology for translators and explore ethical business practices in translation. A course in terminology teaches them how to use research materials for medical, legal and other specialized fields to translate technical information correctly. Admission requirements include proficiency in at least two languages.
|School Name||School Type and Setting||Translation Courses Offered||Undergraduate Tuition and Fees (2015-16)|
|Bellevue College||4-year, primarily associate's, public; midsize city||Translation and Interpretation Certificate||$3,619 in-state, $8,957 out-of-state*|
Source: *NCES College Navigator