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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 AAS in Translation and Interpreting is designed to educate students who wish to develop professional interpreting skills and prepare for careers in our increasingly diverse population. It is especially well suited for students who have previous post-secondary education who wish to provide accurate, culturally-competent interpretation in a variety of settings. Coursework includes sight translation, consecutive interpreting, simultaneous interpreting, translation techniques, glossary development, standards of practice and codes of ethics of interpreting, intercultural communication, and sociolinguistics. Students will practice interpreting with material related to education, healthcare, community, social-service agencies, legal and other settings.

Program Locations

  • Century College 55110

Labor Market Information

  • Interpreters and Translators

  • Median wage: $22.49/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
  • College Foreign Language Teachers

  • Median wage: $67,530/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: