Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies
Western Oregon University

Program Details

With the option to pursue teaching, Western Oregon offers this online MA in Interpreting Studies.  As a 100% distance-learning program, you can attain your advanced degree and acquire the skills and knowledge to teach either spoken or signed languages.  The field of interpretation and translation is ever-growing as global societies and economies intertwine, so you can join an in-demand professional field with the skills and knowledge you gain in this degree.  Samples of classes include:

  • Interpreter Education Curriculum Development
  • Assessment for Interpreter Educators
  • Ethics and Professional Practice


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Western Oregon University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)

Additional Info

  • Evidence of interpreting certification and/or experience
  • Requires an on campus two-week residency each summer of enrollment.

Restricted States

Alabama, Maryland