Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Formerly the Monterey Institute of International Studies

Learning Goals

Master your language aptitude, technical skills and cultural understanding with our MA in Translation program.

Language Proficiencies

  • Provide high quality translation from one language to another
  • Independently edit and revise translation pieces

Tools & Technology

  • Be familiar and confident with translation technologies including those found on the Internet and tools such as terminology management software and translation memories
  • Prepare quotes and budgets for a translation project


  • Negotiate with client on terms of assignment
  • Establish effective channels of communication taking into consideration cultural and linguistic differences and developing an ability to adapt to different situation and norms of translations