Continuing Education Programs

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Continuing Education Programs
& Professional Development

Continuing Education Programs
& Professional Development

Certificate Medical Interpreter

Certificate in Medical Interpreting

Acquire the oral and written competency required to excel as a medical interpreter in New York City. Hunter College’s Certificate in Medical Interpreting meets the rigorous standards set by the industry’s leading certifying bodies, including the esteemed National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters and The Certification Commission for Healthcare Interpreters.

The Certificate in Medical Interpreting is a 48-hour certificate program in Health Care and Social Services Interpreting. The program covers basic & advanced interpreting skills, medical terminology, Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice, cross-cultural communication, memory development and note-taking, intonation makeover for less accented speech and the U.S. healthcare system. By successfully completing this program, the student will meet a key prerequisite of National Certification for Medical Interpreters. Optional 150-hour Shadowing Practicum at one of the NYC area hospitals is available upon successful completion of the 48-hour program.

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Program Information

  • Duration of the Program: 48-Hour course; 12 sessions
  • Tuition: $1,250 plus one-time $25 registration fee
  • Spring 2024 dates: 5:00-9:00 pm, Mondays-Fridays - February 1 - February 16 March 21 - April 5 May 2 - May 17

Certificate Medical Interpreter

Certificate in Medical Interpreting

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