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Program Overview

The Master of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpreting is a 36-credit program offered by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). The program will provide instruction in the translation of general and specialized texts from English into Spanish and vice versa at a professional level. This program also covers the latest field-related technologies to their production of translated texts.

Students in the program will become acquainted with consecutive and simultaneous interpreting and will have the chance of deepening their knowledge and skills in these and other areas and sub-specialties such as legal, medical and finance translation and literary translation. Practical and theoretical instruction will be provided in these sub modalities. Additional required courses will cover translation theory, research in translation studies and translation project management.

Refer to UTRGV's MA in Spanish Translation and Interpreting program webpage for details regarding coursework.

Graduate certificates in Court Interpreting, Healthcare Interpreting, Literary Translation, Localization and Audiovisual Translation, and Spanish Translation and Interpreting are also offered and can be earned by successfully completing five courses.

Many MA Spanish Translation and Interpreting courses are open to cross-campus enrollment. Check with your academic advisor prior to registering for any of these courses to ensure that they apply toward your degree program.

To view MA Spanish Translation and Interpreting program courses currently open for cross-campus enrollment, go the Student Portal Course Schedule and select Spanish Translation and Interpreting (MA) from the Finish@UT Program menu, or search for a specific course name/number. UTRGV students should refer to the UTRGV Course Schedule and register directly through your home campus.

Getting Started

To participate in this program, students must apply and be accepted by UTRGV. Application deadlines, requirements and more can be found on the MA Spanish Translation and Interpreting program webpage.

Refer to the Student Support section of our website for additional information on cross-campus registration, course access and campus contacts.

Institution and Advisor

UT Rio Grande Valley

Degree Awarded: Master of Arts in Spanish Translation and Interpreting

Program Advisor:

Dr. Gabriel González Núñez, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
(956) 882-7658 | gabriel.gonzaleznunez@utrgv.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

How many credits are required to complete the MA in Spanish Translation and Interpreting degree plan?

Thirty-six credits. View course requirements on the MA Spanish Translation and Interpreting webpage for more details.

How much will it cost?

Students are billed by UTRGV for courses. Information on estimated program costs can be found on the UTRGV Graduate College's Estimated Cost of Attendance webpage.

Are campus visits required?

No, the courses are offered 100% online.

Is the program accredited?

There is no program-specific accreditations for Translation and Interpreting as a discipline. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

How can I find more information?

Please contact the Advisor listed above if you have additional questions about the program.