M.A. in Translation with a Concentration in Japanese

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M.A. translation Japanese

Are you interested in getting your master’s in translation with a focus in Japanese, but also want to learn from anywhere in the world? Come learn about our great online program and all that our Japanese translation degree can offer!

About Our Master's of Translation in Japanese Program

Thanks to the Gawlicki Family Foundation, we are able to provide Kent State University grad students with our online M.A. in Translation program. With our online program, you can easily earn your master’s in Japanese translation from anywhere in the world! Not to mention, with our online curriculum, our courses are able work with your busy schedule.

Course Information for the Master’s Degree in Translation with a Concentration in Japanese

Students in our program will take 36 semester hours of classes, which also includes a case study in translation. Full-time students complete our program in two years. If you are interested in being a part-time student to earn your Japanese translation degree, please refer to our roadmap for part-time students. Students on a part-time basis complete our program in three to six years.

Some of the classes you will take, such as Project Management and Terminology and Computer Applications, will cross all six language concentrations. Other courses will be specific to the Japanese-English language pair, including:

  • Practice of Translation in Japanese
  • Japanese Scientific/Technical/Medical Translation
  • Japanese Literary and Cultural Translation
  • Commercial/Legal/Diplomatic Translation in Japanese
  • Case Study in Japanese Translation

Admission Information for Our Japanese Translation Degree Online

Our guidelines for admission to the master’s of translation in Japanese program are as follows:

  • A 3.0 or higher GPA from undergraduate or graduate work
  • Two writing samples
  • An essay
  • Two oral statements of purpose (5 minutes each)
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • TOEFL scores of 550 for written, or 80 for internet based, if an international student

To see a list of all requirements for admission and their details, please refer to our admission requirements page.

Cost Information

Our current tuition rate for the program is $536 per each credit hour. There are also additional costs for specific required courses, such as the Software Localization course ($45).

Your Opportunities with a Master’s in Japanese Translation

Did you know that the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the employment rate of translators and interpreters is expected to grow 18% over the next several years?

Students who obtain a degree in Japanese translation will be prepared to have a career in the translation field and can go on to fill a variety of roles! Some of these include:

 

What Makes Our Online Japanese Translation Degree at Kent State Different?

With a 90% graduation rate, an exceptional faculty and staff, and unique courses designed to teach you all aspects of translation, localization, and language project management, our online M.A. in Translation program with a concentration in Japanese is truly exceptional!

And since our program is offered completely online, you can take your courses anywhere you have access to the internet. From cafes to libraries to even your living room couch, our online program is fully accessible anywhere, making it convenient for your personal schedule.

Learn More About Our Online Master’s Degree in Translation for Japanese!

Interested in getting more details or have any questions? Request more information today!