Asynchronous online MA in Russian to English Translation Program (University of Wisconsin)

Exam Dates: April 23-26, 2020

Translation and Interpreting Studies at UWM offers professional training in a dynamic environment. Our students develop the skills needed to succeed in a thriving international market. Translation and Interpreting Studies at UWM is recognized by the American Translators Association (ATA) as an Approved Translation & Interpreting School.

Graduate studies in Russian to English Translation can prepare you to:
• become an in-house translator
• become a freelancer
• start up a translation company
• continue in academia
• meet continuing education requirements

 Choose from an MA in Translation (30 credits), a Graduate Certificate in Translation (21 credits), a dual Master’s in Translation and Library & Information Sciences (51 credits), or a dual Master’s in Translation and Business Administration (54 credits). If you are interested in professional development, you may enroll in individual courses as a Non-Degree Candidate.

Required courses for the MA include two Russian to English translation seminars, Translation Theory, Comparative Systems for Interpreters and Translators, CAT Tools, and an Internship which may be completed onsite or online. Choose from electives including Literary Translation, Ethics, Interpreting, Editing, Business, and Project Management.

This program emphasizes job placement assistance. The program is also flexible: students work onsite or online and have 2 to 7 years to complete their studies (timelines depend on the degree being sought).

UWM TIS offers translation degrees in Arabic, French, German, Russian and Spanish into English. We also offer a language-neutral Interpreting degree and other degree tracks. Our hybrid format allows students to complete any program of study either onsite or online, so students are not required to reside in Milwaukee while pursuing their degrees.

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Please e-mail general inquiries to You can also direct questions about the Russian track to Dr. Annie Fisher at

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