You have a wide range of options for training in translation and interpretation. We hope this list of schools and programs will be helpful in your search.



UCLA Extension
10995 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90024
Phone: 310-206-6201
One-year legal translation and interpretation certificate program in Spanish/English

UC Riverside Extension
1200 University Avenue, Room 333
Riverside, California 92507-4596
Phone:909-787-5804 ext. 1624
One-year Spanish/English interpretation and translation certificate program

UC San Diego
Extended Education Department
9500 Gilman Drive, 0170-A
La Jolla, California 92093-0170
Two-year professional certificate in translation and interpretation (Spanish/English). CIMCE credits available for select classes

California State University Los Angeles
Office of Continuing Education
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, California 90032-8629
Phone: 323-343-4900
One-and-a-half-year Spanish/English certificate program in legal interpretation and translation

California State University Northridge
Division of English as a Second Language
18111 Nordhoff Street – CEES
Northridge, California 91330-8218
Phone: 818-677-1200
Spanish/English court interpreting courses

California State University Stanislaus
Extended Education
801 West Monte Vista Avenue
Turlock, California 95382
Spanish/English court interpreting courses

San Francisco State University
College of Extended Learning
SFSU Downtown Center
425 Market Street
San Francisco, California 94105
Phone: 415-405-7770
Legal/court interpretation certificate program (Spanish/English)

California State University Fullerton
800 North State College Boulevard
Fullerton, California 92831

Community Colleges

American River College
4700 College Oak Drive
Sacramento, California 95841
Phone: 916-484-8011
Vocational certificate in sign language interpreting; Associate of Arts degree in sign language studies

East L.A. Community College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Building J3, Room 101
Monterey Park, California 91754
Phone: 213-265-8793
El Camino College
Instructional Services Division
16007 Crenshaw Boulevard
Torrance, California 90506
Phone: 310-660-3296
Sign language/interpreter training program

Riverside Community College
4800 Magnolia Avenue
Riverside, California 92506-1299
Phone: 909-341-8090
Southwestern College
Business Division
900 Otay Lakes Road
Chula Vista, California 91945
Phone: 619-421-6700
Spanish/English training and continuing education classes

Private Institutions And Schools

ACEBO Interpreting Training Materials
P. O. Box 7485
Speckles, California 93962
Phone: 831-455-1507

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, California 93940
Phone: 831-647-6511
Graduate, certificate and short-term programs in translation and interpreting

Southern California School of Interpretation
10012 Norwalk Boulevard, Suite 120
Santa Fe Springs, California 90670
Phone: 562-906-9787