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Language interpretation and translation is a program that prepares individuals to be professional interpreters and/or translators of documents and data files, either from English or (Canadian) French into another language or languages or vice versa. includes intensive instruction in one or more foreign languages plus instruction in subjects such as single- and multiple-language interpretation, one- or two-way interpretation, simultaneous interpretation, general and literary translation, business translation, technical translation, and other specific applications of linguistic skills.
Have completions for linguistics and comparative language and literature changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
How are students who recently completed a degree in language interpretation and translation doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field linguistic, comparative, and related language studies and services, which includes
language interpretation and translation.
Recommended Careers for linguistics and comparative language and literature majors
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You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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Careers for linguistics and comparative language and literature majors
linguistics and comparative language and literature is part of a larger collection of programs: Linguistics and Foreign Languages and Literature. Is there a different program that's close to linguistics and comparative language and literature that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.
For linguistics and comparative language and literature graduates, men have a 15% higher median salary than women, This is better than many: 66% of programs have graduates with higher salary inequities.
Here is an overview of race/origin for all language interpretation and translation graduates from this last academic year. We found a higher percentage of international graduates in this program than in 82% of other programs.