We're coming to Portland in May 2013!
Are you bilingual and interested in a career in health care? If so, we're starting a new section of the Healthcare Interpreting program in Portland on May 8, 2013.
This program is designed to prepare you with the skills, knowledge and real-world experience to succeed as a health care interpreter. Our program doesn't require a medical background or healthcare-related work experience but you will need to be fluent in both English and your target language (such as Spanish or Russian).
The Portland training will take 5 months to complete and exceeds the minimum number of hours required by the State of Oregon. It includes a total of 65 hours of training with 8 hours dedicated to ethical issues.
After completing this 5-month program, you should be prepared to not only effectively interpret in medical situations but also seek qualification/certification as a medical interpreter in Oregon.
Components of the Program
Our program is currently the only healthcare interpreting program managed by a public university in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, our program offers the following features:
The primary requirement for this program is to be fluently bilingual in English and your target language. However, there are a few other criteria you need to meet before starting the program.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition for this training is $899.00. This amount does not include the cost of books or materials. Depending whether you prefer used or new books, this can cost an additional $75-150.
If you're ready to apply, click here to get started today!