Saturday – December 10, 2016

2016-17 Medical Interpreter Diploma

Medical Interpreter

TECHNICAL DIPLOMA

Downtown Milwaukee Campus Health Education Center

 

Interpreters form a vital link in providing better healthcare. This two-semester program prepares you for employment to facilitate communication between patients with limited English proficiency and medical personnel. 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. 
 

Program Code: 31-538-1 

Start Date: August 

This program does not have a waitlist.
Students are admitted through a petition process.
 
Learn more about the petition process 
Learn more about when the petition process windows are open 

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.
 

Detailed Program Information:

Fall 2016 – Spring 2017 Course Requirements (link)
View/Print Program Card (pdf)

 

Learn More:
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Scholarships

Learn about scholarship opportunities here:  http://www.matc.edu/foundation/scholarships.cfm
Learn about Scholarships available for this program here: https://matc.academicworks.com
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