Medical Interpreting

Medical Interpreting at BU's Center for Professional EducationMedical interpretation is the fastest-growing specialization within the field of multilingual professionalism. In this certificate program, you will learn to balance the proper degree of professional reserve with the compassion and caring that are critical to the healing process. Through case studies, role-playing, and the review of medical procedures, you'll prepare yourself to serve competently as a "bridge" between medical personnel and patients from a variety of ethnic communities.

The Medical Interpreting certificate program consists of an entrance test, five required courses, and an optional internship.