20-credit Technical Diploma
Time to Degree
Less than 1 year
How You'll Learn
The students enrolled in the Language Interpreter for Health Services program should be able to meet the established technical standards identified below with or without reasonable accommodation. The technical standards for the Language Interpreter for Health Services program are representative of those found in the Language Interpreter for Health Services profession.
Language interpreters facilitate communication between limited English-speaking patients, and their physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers, to convey accurate messages. Gain knowledge needed to provide medical language interpretation for limited English-proficient patients and families. Interpreters are skilled in spoken and written translation and interpretation, nonverbal communication and nuances of various dialects and subcultures.
Note: This program focuses on Spanish language interpreting.
Deadlines To Know*
Fall 2021 Start
- Submit application by August 2, 2021
- Complete checklist items by August 9, 2021
Spring 2022 Start
- This program cannot be started in spring.
Summer 2021 Start
- This program cannot be started in summer.
* Application deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.
The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.
Additional Estimated Costs
- Any computer or tablet
- Drug screen: $55
- Immunizations: up to $850