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ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS

Kent State University's Institute of Applied Linguistics offers an M.A. in Translation for six language concentrations: Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

Graduates of KSU's Master of Arts in Translation program will be able to: 

  • Critically examine translations based on objective and subjective criteria.
  • Translate text types of moderate difficulty in various domains from the source language into English.
  • Articulate and defend translation choices based on a fundamental understanding of translation studies.
  • Identify distinguishing features of different text types that are meaningful for the translation act.
  • Research the subject matter of a text in appropriate resources.

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Dr. Erik Angelone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Translation Studies
Program Coordinator, Online M.A. in Translation
eangelon@kent.edu 

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We are truly living in a globalized world, where intercultural communication is a daily phenomenon. The vast amount of content in all kinds of formats and media that is in need of translation far outnumbers the number of highly qualified, trained translators who are up to the task. Translators do their part in contributing to societal advancement on so many fronts. The world is in need of highly skilled translators now more than ever."

 

- Dr. Erik Angelone, Associate Professor, Institute for Applied Linguistics

 

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ABOUT THIS GUIDE 

Earning your master’s degree in translation could prepare you for a dynamic career in one of the country’s fastest-growing industries. The positive career outlook for professionals working in translation, coupled with the knowledge that graduate school tuition continues to inflate ever year, makes clear that now is the perfect time to pursue your advanced degree. With this guide, the Admissions team at Kent State University will outline the specifics of the Translation programs offered at Kent State, your career outlook, and admissions tips for professionals looking to enroll in the graduate Translation program at Kent!

YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:

  • Why translation is one of the fastest growing industries. 
  • The comprehensive foundation of skills you need to succeed.
  • Kent State's top 10 national ranking for translation programs.
  • How to start your application to Kent State today.

Our graduates go on to find work in a number of language industry fields, including translation, localization, project management, terminology management, and language consulting. 

 

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It's not too late to apply to start this fall! 
Our admissions coordinators will walk you through the process. 

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