Admission, Registration, and Completion

Admission Prerequisites   

  • A high school diploma or equivalent   
  • Superior language skills in English and at least one other language.

We regularly offer all bilingual certificate courses for English/Spanish speakers. Courses for other language pairs are offered based on demand. Some courses can be taken by speakers of any language. Please call 612-625-0591 or e-mail ccepti@umn.edu if you have any questions.

To Apply

We are only accepting students for the Certificate in Interpreting, Health Care Interpreting Track. The courses for the Legal Interpreting Track may still be offered but students will not be officially admitted to this track. Please contact our office with questions.   

Application Deadlines

Application Term Final Deadline
Fall semester July 15
Spring semester November 15
Summer term April 15

Registration

Returning Students

Returning students can register online.

New Students

New students must be activated for non-degree registration and initiate their University account before registration.*

  • To activate your account for non-degree registration, visit One Stop.
  • To initiate your University account, visit the Student Internet Account Initiation site.   
  • To register online, conduct a web registration by visiting One Stop.   
  • To register in person, go to 20 Nicholson Hall, 216 Pillsbury Drive S.E.   
  • For more information on registration, call 612-625-0591 or visit One Stop.

*Please contact the program before registering for a class to plan an appropriate course sequence.

For current information on where and when classes are offered, visit One Stop.

Completion Process   

Note: The words “degree” and “certificate” are used interchangeably on this form. The form should be submitted during your last term of registration for your certificate.