San Diego State University

San Diego State University – Translation and Interpretation Program
  • Undergraduate
  • Continuing Education
  • Graduate
  • Professional Studies

About the Program

Program Description

In order to receive the Professional Certificate in Translation and Interpretation (Spanish/English) participants must successfully pass the entrance examand complete the total number of credit units (24 quarter units).

REQUIRED COURSES (18 units required)

Introduction to Translation and Interpretation(Spanish/English)

Spanish to English Translation I


Spanish to English Translation I

English to Spanish Translation I

Theory and Practice of Translation


Theory and Practice of Translation (Online)

Consecutive Interpretation: Theory & Practice

Simultaneous Interpretation: Theory & Practice

ELECTIVES (6 units required)

English to Spanish Translation II

Spanish to English Translation II


Spanish to English Translation II (Online)

Sight Translation

Business Translation


$2,925 (includes course fees, entrance exam fee, and application for candidacy fee). Early enrollment discounts reduce price to $2,765. Cost does not include textbooks, materials and parking. All course fees are subject to change.

Editor notes

With a flexible program that allows the student to specialize by professional industry (legal, business, and medical) or remain a generalist. The program is recognized by the American Translator’s Association (ATA), and is an approved provider of continuingeducation for the Judicial Council of California and the ATA.


Contact Information

Translation andInterpretation Program

Arts, Humanities andLanguages Dept.

UCSD Extension

9500 GilmanDr., 0170A

La Jolla, CA92093-0170

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