Friday – March 22, 2019
Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center
Interpreters form a vital link in providing better healthcare. This program prepares you for employment to facilitate communication between patients with limited English proficiency and medical personnel. Program length is two semesters and one summer. Classes are taught at MATC's Health Education Center (HEC), 1311 North Sixth Street.
Career Outlook: The increasing need for professional medical interpreters can be attributed to our community's changing demographics, the need to provide quality care through effective communication, and federal laws requiring language assistive services.
Career Pathway: This program is being developed as a pathway. Contact an MATC advisor for information.
Program Code: 31-538-1
Start Date: August
This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
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A criterion considered in the petition process is verification of student residency. Students selected via the petition process are chosen based on MATC district residency, then Wisconsin nondistrict residency, followed by nonresidents, unless otherwise stated.
Career Cluster: Human Services
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