Admissions & Costs for Online M.A. in Translation

To be considered for acceptance into the Online M.A. in Translation program, please read over our admissions guidelines & requirements and then apply online (below).


The tuition rate for the Online M.A. in Translation program is $536 per credit hour. The program requires 36 semester hours of coursework over two years for full-time students, including a case study in translation.  Students can also complete the program on a part-time basis.

  • Additional fees include a $15.00/hr distance learning fee and $10.00/hr out-of-state surcharge
  • The Software Localization course, TRST 60012, has a fee of $45.
  • Students will not need to purchase any online software. They will be given access to a virtual machine with all the software needed.
  • Several courses in the program will require students to purchase textbooks. 

Learn more about online tuition and costs

Admissions Guidelines & Requirements

In addition to submitting the application materials & fee and official transcripts required by university admission procedures, our departmental requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 2.750 undergraduate GPA on a 4.000 point scale
  • Official transcript(s)
  • Goal statement
  • A CD or MP3/wav file with a five-minute oral sample in the applicant's first and second languages (conversational, not read from a script)
  • Writing sample(s) in applicant's second language,1 which should be accompanied by a signed declaration that the sample is original work and that the applicant received no help in its preparation
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • English language proficiency - all international students must provide proof of English language proficiency (unless they meet specific exceptions) by earning one of the following:
    • Minimum 550 TOEFL PBT score (paper-based version)
    • Minimum79 TOEFL IBT score (Internet-based version)
    • Minimum 77 MELAB score
    • Minimum 6.5 IELTS score
    • Minimum 58 PTE score
    • Minimum 110 Duolingo English Test score

Start Your application

We encourage students to apply by June 1 to make sure they have a spot in the fall class. 

Ready to begin your application to the program?