Medical Interpreter

Interpreters form a vital link in providing better healthcare. This program prepares you for employment to facilitate communication between patients with limited English proficiency and medical personnel. Program length is two semesters and one summer. 

Career Outlook: The increasing need for professional medical interpreters can be attributed to our community's changing demographics, the need to provide quality care through effective communication, and federal laws requiring language assistive services. 

Program Name: 
Medical Interpreter
Program Number: 
31-538-1
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Technical Diploma
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  • Program transfers from this college to other institutions.* Click icon for college transfer info.
  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
*It is strongly recommended you secure the agreement with the institution you intend to transfer to.