What Can You Do with a Master’s Degree in Translation?

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A translation degree can open doors to many career opportunities.

In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of interpreters and translators is expected to grow 18% from 2016 to 2026. This is much faster than the average for all occupations. In the United States alone, over 3,000 companies employ over 55,000 professionals in various aspects of language services.

What Career Opportunities exist Master of Arts in Translation?

Graduates of master’s degree programs in translation have found employment within the language industry on both a full-time and part-time basis, as both freelancers and in-house employees, and both in the U.S. and abroad.1

A graduate degree in translation will prepare you for a successful career in the language industry as:

Want to learn more? Visit the Career Information section of the American Translators Association Website.

Kent State University Online Master of Arts in Translation

The Gawlicki Family Foundation Online Master of Arts in Translation provides students and professionals with access to the nation’s most comprehensive graduate program in translation.

The Online Master of Arts degree in Translation prepares students for careers in translation, localization, terminology management, project management, and a variety of additional career paths involving multilingual communication in the language industry.

Available online concentrations/languages:

  • Arabic
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Japanese
  • German
  • French

For more information on Kent State’s Online Master of Arts in Translation, visit https://onlinedegrees.kent.edu/degrees/master-of-arts-in-translation.


1 Retrieved on May 11, 2021, from https://www.kent.edu/appling/matranslationonline/what-can-i-do-master%E2%80%99s-degree-translation

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