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 UNF-VRS Interpreting Institute Partnership Offers Master’s Degree Concentration in Interpreting Pedagogy 

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. 

 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2015 ADMISSION

Quick Facts:

  • 33 credit hours of online course delivery with two summer sessions (10-12 days each) in Salt Lake City, UT at VRSII (Summer 2014 dates are  July 13-23).
  • 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 Maryland, Oregon or Minnesota

 

If 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.