The MA in Interpreting Studies provides interpreters and interpreter educators advanced scholarship that focuses on theoretical, practical, and teaching applications; thus, advancing the standards and leadership of the interpreting profession via research, rigorous study, and practice.
This is a 52-58 credit, cohort program. (The program is undergoing revision that may slightly change the total number of credits required.)
Courses offered during summer term will take place on site at Western Oregon University. All other coursework will take place completely online. Students for the next cohort will virtually "attend" summer session starting on June 24, 2013 and end on August 2, 2013. All students will come to campus on July 8-19, 2013.
Within the program, individuals who are already seasoned and/or credentialed interpreters, will take courses primarily online to enhance their experience and knowledge. Students pursuing teaching opportunities, may opt to complete the final 6 credits in student teaching and portofolio.
Two options in the Master of Arts in Interpreting Studies at WOU:
- Interpreting Studies
- Interpreting Studies with Teaching Emphasis