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Translation and Interpreting

at Century College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Translating and Interpreting AAS Degree is designed to prepare students with the critical thinking and interpreting skills which are necessary to pass interpreter certification examinations, and to begin professional interpreting careers. Students will learn to administer accurate, culturally competent interpretations in a variety of settings in our increasingly diverse communities. Coursework includes consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, translation techniques, working within the code of ethics of interpreting, intercultural communication, critical thinking, collaboration and concepts in psychology and socio-linguistics. Interpreters will be prepared to work in K-12 schools, health care facilities, community clinics, social service agencies, and legal settings. Program costs listed below are approximate, and books and other fees are not included for general education coursework.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • Interpreters and Translators

  • Median wage: $22.03/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Foreign Language Teachers

  • Median wage: $67,774/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Century College
Century College
3300 Century Avenue North White Bear Lake, MN 55110 Toll-Free: (800) 228-1978 Local: (651) 779-3300 TTY: (651) 779-3354 Email: