Educating the Next Generation

Graduate Studies in Interpreting and Translation

Tuition & Fees

Program Fees | Explanation | Other Fees | External Funding | Gainful Employment

Program Fees

Tuition & Fees Academic Year Academic Year
2018-19 2017-18
Program Tuition, Per Credit $900 $900
On-Campus Graduate Student Services Fee: Fall or Spring Semester, 9 or more credits $810 $795
On-Campus Graduate Student Services Fee: Fall or Spring Semester, 8 credits or less $449 $440.50
Student Services Fee: Winter Session $95 $92
On-Campus Student Services Fee: Summer Session, I or II $270 ---

GSIT Admissions Entry Tests: $120.00. Non-refundable.

GSIT Degree-track Entry Tests: $120.00. Non-refundable.

Explanation of Program Fees

Program Tuition

  • Charged at the University-approved program rate to program-admitted students. Full-time students take an average of 10 credits a semester. The total credits for each credential are as follows: GC-Interpreting, 21 credits; MPS-Interpreting, 44 credits; GC-Translation, 21 credits; and MPS-Translation, 41 credits. The academic year runs from fall semester through the following Summer Session.

On-Campus Graduate Student Services Fee

  • Fall or Spring (16-Week) Semester: Assessed to students based on the number of registered credits for a given semester for programs held on campus. Supports campus facilities use and maintenance, health services, campus-wide technology services, student registration services, recreation center, shuttle bus, libraries, police, computer labs, writing language labs, and disability support services. For a breakdown of fees, see Student Financial Services-Tuition and Fees. The academic year runs from fall semester through the following summer term.
  • Winter Session: Charged for any course registration. Covers Winter Session support services including campus facilities use and maintenance, health services, campus-wide technology services, student registration services, shuttle bus, libraries, police, computer labs, writing language labs, and disability support services. Does not cover access to recreation center. Current UMD students who have registered for the upcoming spring semester have access. Others may purchase a guest pass. Visit: University Recreation & Wellness
  • Summer Session, I or II: Assessed one-time for course registration within each of the two six-week sessions (I or II) and for course registration that requires a student to come to the UMD campus.  Supports campus facilities use and maintenance, health services, campus-wide technology services, student registration services, recreation center, shuttle bus, libraries, police, computer labs, writing language labs, and disability support services. The academic year runs from fall semester through the following Summer Session.

Please note: Notwithstanding any other provision of this or any other University publication, the University reserves the right to make changes in tuition, fees, and other charges at any time such changes are deemed necessary by the University and the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. Although changes in tuition, fees, and charges ordinarily will be announced in advance, the University reserves the right to make such changes without prior announcement.

Other UMD Fees

Late Registration Fee: $20.00. Charged to any student who registers for their first class on or after the first day of the semester/term.

Record Adjustment Fee: $100.00. For all adjustments to your student record that are received after the end of a specific term or semester in which you are registered. This includes all requests for registration and/or withdrawal.

External Sources of Funding

Below is a listing of external sources of funding. For UMD Sources of Funding, click here.

Students interested in taking time off during the program to study overseas should consider the following scholarship options:

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any Title IV eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." Title IV programs include all graduate certificate programs. For information on gainful employment, click here.

For information about graduate rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information for each of the graduate certificates in GSIT, click on each link below.

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