Healthcare Interpreting: Spanish
This Healthcare Interpreter Certificate prepares students to become effective English-Spanish interpreters in medical settings, following the standards of practice established by the National Council on Interpreting in Health Care, the International Medical Interpreters Association, and the California Standards for Healthcare Interpreters. This Certificate contains all the necessary elements to meet the eligibility requirements to take any of the nationally recognized certification exams (by the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters, or by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters). An intermediate level of Spanish proficiency is required.
•Modes of interpretation
•Roles of the interpreter
•Standards of practice
Area of study: Spanish, Healthcare, Interpreting
Ideal for: Medical professionals, Nurses or nursing aides, or anyone caring directly for patients.
Location: Camarillo Campus
Program format: Lecture
Number of courses: 5
Program length: varies
Fee per unit:
Lecture unit: $270*
Lab fees: as assigned
Textbooks and materials are not included.
Certificate programs do not qualify for financial aid unless they are taken as part of a degree program.
Full payment is required at the time of registration.
*Fees are subject to change at any time.
Financial Assistance: Certificate Programs do not qualify for Financial Aid. Matriculated students may use Financial aid.
Core Courses: 15 units
Total: 15 units
While current CI students may apply for and earn a certificate in addition to a degree, admission to the University is not a requirement. To apply, download and complete the enrollment form and submit transcripts to Extended University
Students not admitted to CI may enroll through Open University on a space available basis.
Please submit the enrollment form and transcripts to: CSU Channel Islands Extended University Sage Hall 2109 One University Drive Camarillo, CA 93012
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