Translation & Interpreting, MA

for the Master of Art in Translation & Interpretation, On Campus or Online


Campus-Based Program

Students on campus must take a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester (3 courses); 2 of which should be Translation Studies required courses, to maintain full-time status. The required courses must be taken in the order in which they are offered to complete degree requirements. Campus based courses follow the 16-week calendar. All students must follow a four-semester (Fall and Spring) schedule to complete this program. It is not possible to accelerate the program. Students who request a leave of absence from the program must apply to the department for re-entry.

Online Program

Students working online will take two 4-credit hour courses per semester that will be offered sequentially, for eight weeks each. The courses will be asynchronous. Interaction with the instructor and other students will be required and facilitated through the state-of-the-art course delivery platform. Online students are required to keep pace with the course schedule. The requirements are the same as for the campus based program.

For additional details and requirements refer to the Graduate College Handbook.

Translation and Interpreting, MA – Online

Online Program

Students working online will take two 4-credit hour courses per semester that will be offered sequentially, for eight weeks each. The courses will be asynchronous. Interaction with the instructor and other students will be required and facilitated through the state-of-the-art course delivery platform. Online students are required to keep pace with the course schedule. The requirements are the same as for the campus-based program.

Core requirements
TRST 500Translation and Interpretation: Reflective Practice4
TRST 410Translation Theory & Practice4
TRST 407Terminology and CAT4
Specialization: Students must complete 8 hours in one specialization:8
Translation for the Professions (TRST 405, TRST 406)
Literary and Applied Literary Translation (TRST 501, TRST 502)
Conference and Community Interpreting (TRST 541, TRST 542)
See Center for Translation Studies webpage for a list of appropriate courses for each specialization.
Elective courses: See Center for Translation Studies webpage for a list of appropriate courses.8
TRST 540Translation Capstone4
Total Hours32

Other Requirements1

Other rquirements may overlap
Minimum 500-level Hours Required Overall: 12
Minimum GPA: 2.75