Enhance your major
We are invested in guiding students through the process of developing second language and translation skills that will make a difference once they enter the job market. Majoring in Social Work, Music Industry, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, or Business? It really does not matter what your major is, our Certificate in Translation Spanish <> English can help you acquire skills that will give you an edge. Moreover, the credits earned through the certificate may count toward a Minor in Spanish—a very advanced one. Consider translation as a side hustle, or as a full-time career!
Get academic credentials
You do not need to be enrolled in another program at Saint Rose to pursue the certificate. If you are already using your second language skills to translate and interpret, you may want to enhance that part of your professional profile with further technical knowledge and academic credentials. Our Certificate in Translation Spanish <> English is a viable option for part-time students seeking official acknowledgment—academic and on the job—for their Spanish <> English translation skills.
Work with the latest technology
As technology moves forward, so do we! Learn the latest tools available to make you work quicker and more efficiently as a translator. Your earning potential improves as you streamline your skills. Add Desktop Publishing, and you are even more attractive to potential clients.
Build your resume with hands-on experience
Starting right from the beginning of this Certificate program, you will be actively engaged with genuine work. Working in pairs or groups you will gain experience, collaborating to produce the best possible product. Later, you will work individually, volunteering your services to companies that need materials translated. You will also have the opportunity to volunteer as an interpreter. These projects will become part of your Translation résumé and your gateway into the field of Translation!
Gain academic credit with portfolio option
Heritage speakers, native speakers, adult, returning, and non-traditional students (such as international students enrolled in an ESL program at Saint Rose, for instance) interested in pursuing the Certificate in Translation Spanish < > English, may apply for academic credit for learning acquired throughout life and work experience. Students applying for the portfolio option may be awarded up to nine (9) credits of upper-level elective coursework, out of a total of 18 credits required for the Certificate.