The Master of Arts degree programs in translation are offered in six language concentrations: Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian and Spanish. The translation program prepares students for careers in translation, language engineering, international business and government.

On-site M.A. in Translation

The on-site M.A. in Translation program prepares students to be skilled translators and language professionals while also allowing them to experience the Kent State University campus and surrounding community. The on-site curriculum provides a firm foundation in the principles and practices of translation for students in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

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Online M.A. in Translation

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

Kent State's fully web-based curriculum provides a firm foundation in the principles and practices of translation for students in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish. Conveniently earn your degree from anywhere in the world, with courses that work with your schedule. 

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Dual M.A. in Translation and MBA

Students can also choose to diversify their professional credentials in any of the offered languages by pursuing a dual degree including an MBA degree along with the M.A. in Translation. This option requires substantial additional coursework and can be taken on-site or online. Click here for more information.

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For questions regarding admissions for either the on-site or online MA program, please visit the Admissions Criteria for the M.A. in Translation Program in the Kent State University Catalog as well as the Kent State University's general Graduate Admissions Policies.

For additional information about the M.A. in Translation Programs, contact:  Dr. Patrick Gallagher, Graduate Coordinator, at pgallag1@kent.edu.