Masters of Global Communication & Applied Translation A three-semester masters program for translation, localization, and global communication.

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Masters of Global Communication & Applied Translation 

A three-semester masters program for translation, localization, and global communication. 

The Masters of Arts in Global Communication & Applied Translation (M.A. GCAT) is a three-semester program that provides students with training in the principles and practices of professional translation, localization, and global communication. Students will build expertise through a.) coursework in theories and approaches to translation, cross-linguistic and cross-cultural analysis, computer-assisted technologies, and field-specific domains; b.) project-based collaborations; and c.) internships.

An interdisciplinary effort from the Department of English and Department of Modern Languages, the M.A. GCAT is uniquely situated at Carnegie Mellon University. A vibrant global university , the campus is an interdisciplinary learning community of individuals from numerous countries, known for its innovation and impact on the world.

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The Dietrich College is home to faculty and students who often cross disciplines to solve real-world problems and contribute in traditional ways. Among our world-class faculty are six American Academy ... Read More

The Dietrich College is home to faculty and students who often cross disciplines to solve real-world problems and contribute in traditional ways. Among our world-class faculty are six American Academy of Arts and Sciences members, four members of the National Academy of Sciences, two members of the National Academy of Medicine and two members of the National Academy of Education. They do foundational and deep disciplinary research, collaborate, take on problems that are important to the world today and share a passion for innovation in both research and teaching. Read less