Montclair State University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Translation and Interpreting in Spanish


1 Normal Avenue

Montclair, NJ 07043

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Translation and Interpreting in Spanish

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Translation and Interpretation in Spanish certificate, offered by the department of Spanish and Italian, provides basic preparation for entry-level translating and interpreting positions in government, telecommunications, the judiciary, the helping professions, business and the arts. Designed for students who have good speaking and writing skills in both English and Spanish, the four-course sequence focuses on the specific skills of translation and interpretation.

The certification examination is given in May when the sequence of courses has been completed.  Candidates select the language direction in which they will take the examination – English into Spanish or Spanish into English. Successful candidates receive a certificate in translation in the language direction of their examination.


Montclair State University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Programs leading to a degree or certificate (not certification) are approved by the Office of the Secretary of Higher Education of the State of New Jersey. Programs leading to certification are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education using the standards of the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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