The demand for interpreters and translators continues to grow. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for these roles is projected to increase 19% between 2018 and 2028.
Position yourself for success in one of today’s fastest growing fields with a rewarding career interpreting in the criminal justice system, civil service, or in business. Our comprehensive, rigorous certificate program is an intensive year of study preparing you to pass the California Court Interpreter State Certification Exam. It will also enrich your understanding of an interpreter’s role and ethics, and deliver a broad background in the U.S. legal system. Courses provide a blend of theory, practical skills, and training in sight translation, vocabulary building, and simultaneous and consecutive interpretation.
This one-year program begins in summer quarter. Applications are accepted in the spring, and a language assessment exam is required in order to be accepted into the program.