Legal Interpretation and Translation Spanish/English

​​​​​​This certificate will teach you how to be a skilled interpreter and translator for English and Spanish.

This program is perfect for...

  • Interpreters and translators wanting to enhance their skills
  • Professional interpreters and translators preparing for court certification examinations
  • Legal professionals looking to transition to interpretation and translation
  • Bilingual individuals interested in interpretation and translation

What you can learn.

  • Interpret consecutively and simultaneously
  • Translate written material by sight
  • Legal applications used in county, state, and federal court systems
  • Skills needed to pass court certification examinations
  • How to use techniques such as time delay, dual tasking, and terminology research to improve results
  • Fine-tune skills using listening, shadowing, retention, and note-taking

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.


feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program


switched careers after completing a certificate program


recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey


Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
Typically Offered: Fall
Typically Offered: Fall
Typically Offered: Spring
SPAN X 464
Typically Offered: Spring
LAW X 430
Typically Offered: Summer
LAW X 430.01
Typically Offered: Summer

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee


Estimated Program Tuition


Estimated program textbook/materials


*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

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