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University of Texas System

UT Online Consortium (UTOC), Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation


210 W. 6th St., Suite B.140E




United States






Program Information

Degree Offered

Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation

Format: Online

Program Description:

The University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation offers graduate students a flexible, yet cohesive, one-year program of study designed to develop practical and theoretical translational skills, cultural mediation competence, and professional interpreting capabilities, all in high demand by our increasingly multi-cultural society.

With a choice of different courses and specialties, the program is completely online, and all of the 15 credits (5 courses) required for graduation can be taken virtually anywhere there is computer with an internet connection. The flexible biweekly modules can accommodate any personal schedule. Designed and taught by world-class academics and professionals from all over the Americas and Europe who teach in prestigious universities around the globe, this program brings extensive know-how to the online delivery of this discipline.

The program is ideal for graduates who want to pursue a career in the Translation/Interpreting profession, or for practicing professionals who want to deepen their abilities and hone their skills in this area of specialization. All coursework taken within the program may be used towards a Masters degree at UTB.

Admission requirements include evidence of academic achievement and potential for advanced study and research. Specific admission requirements are:

-A Bachelor’s degree with, at least, nine upper-division credits in one or more of the following areas: Spanish, Translation, English, Communications, or Criminal Justice.
-Personal interview (online)
-Letter of recommendation from the student’s undergraduate faculty advisor
-Satisfactory performance on the Spanish essay.
-Satisfactory performance on the translation of a document from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English.

The Graduate Certificate in Spanish Translation requires the completion of 15 graduate credits in Translation courses under one or more rubrics (SPAN/TRSP) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

All courses are offered by the University of Texas at Brownsville via the UT Online Consortium.

Core Courses (9 credits)
Students must enroll in, at least, one Translation Workshop, one Translation Theory course, and one Topics course, totaling 9 credits.

TRSP/SPAN 6320 Translation Workshop: English-Spanish
TRSP/SPAN 6322 Translation Workshop: Spanish-English
TRSP/SPAN 6330 Translation Theory
TRSP/SPAN 6335 Translation Topics

Elective Courses (6 credits)
The remaining 6 credits are electives to be chosen from Interpreting, Translation Workshop, Topics or Specialized Translation Courses.

INTG 6377 Simultaneous Interpreting
INTG 6378 Court Interpreting
INTG 6379 Interpreting Practicum
TRSP/SPAN 6325 Specialized Translation
TRSP/SPAN 6331 Translation Technologies
TRSP/SPAN 6332 Business and Finance Translation
TRSP/SPAN 6334 Translation of Legal Texts
TRSP/SPAN 6335 Translation Topics
TRSP/SPAN 6340 Audiovisual Translation


The University of Texas at Brownsville is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

# of Credits Required:


Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost Per Credit Hour:

$279 in state; $663 out of state USD

Financial Aid Offered: Yes

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Institution Sector: Public

Locale: Large City

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