Why Choose Saint Rose for a Spanish to English Translation Certificate?

Did you know that according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 29% from 2014 to 2024? That is much faster than the average for all occupations (7%). In New York State, the growth rate will be an even higher 34.4%. In response to the present and future need for professionals in the area, the Department of World Languages and Cultures has developed the Certificate in Translation Spanish <> English, a program designed to serve undergraduate students as well as non-traditional, returning, part-time students.

Program Highlights

  • 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!

Requirements and Course Descriptions