New students being accepted for Winter Quarter

Students wishing to begin working on the Certificate in Community Interpreting and/or the Certificate in Medical Interpreting can begin classes January 3rd.  Advising for Winter Quarter begins Monday, November 8th.

For students wishing to complete a certificate online, the Certificate in Community Interpreting will be offered completely online, except for the lab portion of INTP 110 Foundations of Interpreting Skills.  Labs will be offered in various locations around the state of Washington.  One INTP class will be offered each quarter for Winter, Spring and Summer.  Computer skills may be transferred from another school or taken online.  If there is enough interest in the online program, the Certificate in Medical Interpreting may be added to the online offerings, as most of the required courses are already offered online.

It is possible to complete the Certificate in Community Interpreting in one quarter during Winter Quarter.  All the required courses (INTP 101, INTP 105, INTP 110 and BTECH computer skills options) are offered.  Winter is the only quarter during which this is possible.

The Certificate in Medical Interpreting can be completed in 3 quarters if started  Winter Quarter, and students will complete the requirements for the Certificate in Community Interpreting at the end of Spring Quarter.  The plan to complete this certificate in 3 quarters is as follows:

Winter Quarter (15 credits)

  • INTP 101 (online)
  • INTP 110 MW 9 am-12 Fort Steilacoom
  • BTECH 150 (several options available)

Spring Quarter (12 credits)

  • INTP 105 (online)
  • INTP 202 (MW 9-11:40 am
  • BTECH 151 (several options available)

Summer Quarter (7 credits)

  • INTP 297M (arranged)
  • INTP 298 (arranged)
  • MNGT 284 (online)


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