Master of Arts in Spanish Translation & Interpreting
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Program Details

An online Master of Arts degree in Spanish Translation and Interpreting is available to the nontraditional student through The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.  This program is designed for students seeking to enter professional practice in this field.  Studies include but are not limited to:

  • Translation Theory
  • Audiovisual Translation
  • Translation Project Management

Courses are offered 100% online, with advanced topics in translation techniques and technologies.  Graduates with this degree may find pursuable pathways in legal, medical, literary, and finance translation.  Enter today’s competitive workforce on the professional level with essential skills gained through The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley online.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Official transcripts 
  • Personal interview
  • Letter of recommendation
  • A short essay in Spanish
  • Satisfactory performance essay on the translation of a document from English to Spanish and from Spanish to English

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges