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Professional programs in Translation, Interpretation, and Localization include intensive courses designed for continuing education of working professionals. Customized programs for groups seeking specific skill building and professional development for translators and interpreters are also possible.
Noted by the International Association of Conference Interpreters (AIIC) as one of the top programs in the world.
About the MA in Conference Interpretation
Conference interpretation enables participants in a multinational meeting to communicate with one another in a seamless fashion, making the language barrier almost imperceptible.
Our MA in Conference Interpretation program trains you for this career, preparing you to interpret in two modes: consecutive and simultaneous.
Master the art of translating messages from one language to another.
About the Translation Field
Anything that is written is a potential translation assignment. The MA in Translation program prepares you to translate treaties, laws, or press releases; user manuals, bidding specifications, or engineering plans; novels, poems, or plays; handwritten letters, medical textbooks, or historical documents; and much more!
The software and localization industry also relies heavily on translators to adapt programs and user manuals to other linguistic and cultural environments.
The MA in Translation & Localization Management program is organized around three areas of training: translation, technology, and business management.
Translation & Localization Management Program
According to independent market research firm Common Sense Advisory, the global market for outsourced language services and technology will reach US$33.5 billion in 2012. Employers across this rapidly growing industry rely on the Middlebury Institute as their go-to source for finding localization management talent.
Master the art of translation & interpretation: communicating across-cultures with the spoken and written word.
About the Fields of Translation & Interpretation
The MA in Translation and Interpretation program prepares you to work as a professional in both the translation and interpretation fields. Although interpretation and translation have much in common, the practice of each profession requires different skill sets.
Obtaining a graduate degree is a long-term personal investment. We're here to help you make your master's degree possible through scholarships and financial aid.
Brazilian translator/interpreter Ewandro Magalhães gained an additional language and a global network when he enrolled at the Middlebury Institute.
At the United Nations, every nation has a voice—and sometimes it belongs to Middlebury Institute alumna Sarah Irene MACI ’10, staff interpreter at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Alumni or members of our partner organizations, including the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps, City Year, Fulbright, JET and many more, may receive a guaranteed scholarship award.
We'll waive your application fee, too! To receive your application fee waiver, visit go.miis.edu/partner.