If you’re proficient in English and fluent in at least one language other than English (LOTE), you’re already in a great place to meet the needs of a growing job niche: translation and interpreting. As the world becomes more globalized and the number of non-English-speaking U.S. residents steadily rises, demand for translators and interpreters will grow 18 percent through 2026.*
Earn the qualifications to take advantage of this exciting opportunity when you earn a bachelor’s degree online with a focus in translation and interpreting through the UMass University Without Walls (UWW).
*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, on the Internet, (viewed online March 6, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.
Flexible & focused
Our online interdisciplinary studies let you choose from a range of academic fields with a focus on translation and interpreting.
Transfer in or earn up to 105 credits for prior learning and credit for work experience, accelerating your online degree completion and saving time and money.
Channel your interest in translation and interpreting in a variety of directions, from work in hospitals, the courts, government settings, or international business.