UNF-VRS Interpreting Institute Partnership Offers Master’s Degree Concentration in Interpreting Pedagogy
Application deadline March 31, 2018
For the first time in
interpreter education history, academia and industry have collaborated to build
an exciting opportunity, offering interpreters a chance to earn a Master’s
degree that will prepare them to teach the interpreting process in colleges and
universities. Known for its reputable faculty and innovative Bachelor’s and
Master’s degree programs in ASL/English Interpreting, UNF is a forerunner in
distance learning for Interpreter Education. VRS Interpreting Institute (VRSII)
and UNF are combining their expertise, energy, and resources to deliver a
leading edge MS Degree in ASL/English Interpreting, Concentration: Interpreting Pedagogy. VRSII’s world-class training facility offers on-going education for
Interpreting Education Program (IEP) graduates and IEP educators.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS March 31, 2018. All materials must be received by this date to be considered for admission.
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- 33 credit hours of online course delivery with two summer sessions (10-12 days each) in Salt Lake City, UT at VRSII
- Attend the program with a cohort of 15 select students
- Take two classes each semester except the last summer session, which includes internship
- Completion time = 18 months
- In-state tuition may be available within the Southern Regional Education Board area (AL, AR, DE, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, OK, SC, TN, TX, WVA). Please visit the following link to check viability and to initiate an application with your state Academic Common Market representative: http://www.sreb.org/page/1304/academic_common_market.html
- Reduced tuition rate available outside of the southern region (see the right-hand column in the spreadsheet found at: http://www.unf.edu/tuition)
- Salt Lake City accommodations provided by VRSII during summer sessions
- Graduation from UNF in Jacksonville, FL
Due to distance learning restrictions
imposed by some states on their residents, UNF cannot accept students from
Delaware, Maryland, Rhode Island, Oregon, Minnesota, Michigan or New Mexico (as of 2/2017).
For the most up-to-date information about your state's agreement to participate
with UNF in offering this degree program, please visit this site.
you are interested in a career teaching interpreting, or are already doing so
and would like a cutting-edge curriculum taught by top educators in the
field…this program is for you! Go to the "Admission" link in the menu in the right-hand corner for application instructions.