Why study Spanish/English Translation Studies?

This certificate is a pre-professional program designed to provide students with an introduction to the methods and techniques, problems, technology, practical experience and theory of translation of the written word. This certificate helps fulfill the need for basic education and training of translators for employment or to enable them to pursue more advanced graduate studies.

Admission Requirements

Students already pursuing a degree in any college at UC can add the certificate to their program. Be sure to submit a declaration of the certificate program using our online form.

In addition, you must meet with the program director and provide the application for the certificate in minority health. Do this early enough to avoid delay in obtaining your certificate.

Students not currently pursuing a degree may declare the certificate after establishing non-matriculated status.

Translation is now global and there is a steadily growing demand for translators. CareerBuilder indicated that translation and interpretation services are the fastest growing industry in the country by job growth (6/9/15). CollegeGrad says that employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 29 percent from 2014 to 2024. Careers available in public and private sectors, including the medical field. 

Contact the program director, whose name and information appear on the side of this page.

Students in the UC College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) enjoy many benefits afforded through study at a research-extensive institution ranked among the nation's top 25 public research universities. UC's urban, Tristate location offers exciting opportunities for global education, research and service learning, while its student-centered focus includes an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, a nationally recognized Center for Exploratory Studies and a highly successful First Year Experience program that teaches critical skills for first-year students and provides connections with important campus resources. 

Make sure that you have declared the certificate program online. Next, make sure that the certificate program director is aware of when you are finishing the program. If you are pursuing another bachelor's degree, then your certificate will be reviewed at the time that you submit your separate degree application.

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Contact Information

Irene Ivantcheva-Merjanska
5269 Clifton Court Hall
ML 0377
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0377
(513) 556-1729

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Program Code: 15CRT-SETS-C2