M.A. in Translation (Online)

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The Gawlicki Family Foundation Online M.A. in Translation provides students and professionals with access to the nation's most comprehensive master's degree program in translation. 

M.A. in Online translation degree

Kent State's fully web-based master’s degree in Translation provides a firm foundation in the principles and practices of translation for students in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. You can conveniently earn your translation degree from anywhere in the world through our translation courses online, with classes that work with your schedule.

Choose Kent State for your M.A. in Translation online program to hone the skills you need to succeed in your career!

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About Our Master’s in Translation Online

Our M.A. in Translation provides students with six language combinations to choose from, representing some of the most widely spoken and printed languages in the world.

Students working to obtain their translation degree from Kent State’s online program will complete 36 semester hours of coursework, which can be either on a full-time or part-time basis. For full-time students, coursework is completed within two years, while part-time students complete coursework for the translation degree in three to six years.

Visit our full-time student roadmap and part-time student roadmap to have a look at what the future will hold once you’re enrolled and have started pursuing a translation degree from Kent State!

Our Online M.A. in Translation Courses

Students obtaining their translation degree online will take the same industry-relevant courses as our on-campus students, and will benefit from the greater flexibility the online structure provides.

Some of the courses we offer for our master’s degree in translation include the following:

  • Specialized Translation Practice (in fields such as medicine, law, and technology)
  • Localization
  • Editing
  • Terminology and CAT Tools
  • Project Management
  • Intercultural Communication in the Language Industry

Through this online curriculum, students will be able to expand their skillsets and become viable, competitive candidates for a variety of language industry positions following graduation.

Visit our links below to gain more insights into our online master’s degree in translation, and be sure to reach out to us with any questions you may have. We’ll be happy to help!

Key Insights About Our Translation Degree

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What Can I Do With a Master’s Degree in Translation?

See why earning a graduate degree in translation could prepare you for a career in one of the country's fastest-growing industries.

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Benefits of Kent State's Online M.A. in Translation

The flexibility of online coursework enables working professionals and students to incorporate additional training and professional development into their schedule. Discover even more benefits of our online program. 

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Program Requirements & Courses for Online M.A. in Translation

The Online M.A. in Translation program is grounded in research-informed best practices, and coursework is based on principles and understanding of translation processes, not just sample tools. See our full list of requirements and courses. 

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Admissions & Costs for Online M.A. in Translation

Applications can be submitted online. Learn more about the admissions process, requirements and costs for the Online M.A. in Translation program. 

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