Master of Arts in Translation
Kent State University

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Translation is a foreign language degree from Kent State University.  This program provides a strong foundation in the principles and practices of translation, helping you gain the skills needed to succeed in your career.  The languages available to choose from are:

  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

The curriculum features the same industry-relevant courses as found in the on-campus program while expanding on the students’ skillsets and knowledge.  You will learn research-informed best practices through coursework based on principles and understanding of translation processes.  Students take courses that include specialized translation practice, localization, editing, terminology and CAT tools, project management, and intercultural communication in the language industry.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Kent State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • The GRE requirement may be waived for applicants with significant professional experience.