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Career Area: Human Services
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-538-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.

Medical Interpreter Programs

Interpreters form a vital link in providing better healthcare. This program prepares you for employment to facilitate communication between patients with limited English proficiency and medical personnel. Program length is two semesters and one summer. 

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. 

Medical Interpreter Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Milwaukee Area Medical Interpreter at Milwaukee Area