Translation & Interpreting, MA

for the Master of Arts in Translation & Interpreting, On Campus or Online


Program Website: http://www.translation.illinois.edu/


Program Director: Joyce Tolliver

Program Address: 4080 Foreign Languages Building

707 South Mathews Avenue

Urbana, IL 61801

Overview of Graduate College Admissions & Requirements: Graduate Admissions


The Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies in the School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics offers a graduate program leading to the Master of Arts in Translation and Interpreting. Candidates for the master’s degree may specialize in Translation for the Professions, Literary and Applied Literary Translation, or Conference and Community Interpreting. Campus-based and online programs are available.


for the Master of Arts in Translation & Interpreting, On Campus or Online


This degree program can be completed either on campus or online; the program requirements are the same. 

For general policies applying to graduate students, refer to the  Graduate College Handbook.

This degree program can be completed either on campus or online; the requirements are listed below:

Core requirements
TRST 407Terminology4
TRST 410Translation and Interpreting Theory & Practice4
TRST 500Translation and Interpretation: Reflective Practice4
TRST 540Capstone4
Specialization: Students must complete 8 hours in one specialization:8
See Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies webpage (https://translation.illinois.edu/academics/masters-program) for a list of appropriate courses for each specialization.
Elective courses: See Program in Translation and Interpreting Studies webpage (https://translation.illinois.edu/academics/masters-program) for a list of appropriate courses.8
Total Hours32

Other Requirements

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