Students must have the completed the following to be eligible to apply:

  • A 200-level foreign-language course or equivalent
  • An upper-level literature or culture course in student’s target language

How to Apply

Download the application for the Certificate of Achievement in Literary Translation and fill out all of the required information including:

  • A writing sample (creative or expository)
  • A brief essay describing the student’s interest in the program and any prior experience with foreign languages and translations.

Students are also encouraged to submit a sample translation of 5-10 pages with a copy of text in original language but this is not required. 

Submit completed applications to the literary translation certificate advisor