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MCA’S MEDICAL INTERPRETERS COURSE WAS ACCREDITED BY THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL INTERPRETERS ASSOCIATION (IMIA) ON JANUARY 9, 2014 – THE FIRST IN THE NATION TO BE ACCREDITED. MCA’S COURSE IS THE ONLY ACCREDITED COURSE IN INDIANA
MCA requires that each student present proof of graduation from high school or a certificate of high school equivalency.
ORAL PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH/SPANISH
The required oral proficiency shall be established by a fluency exam conducted by a third party.
MCA will maintain records in each student’s file to show compliance with admission requirements. The student must be least 18 years of age for enrollment.
This course consists of 80 hours of professional development class time. The program prepares bilingual individuals to work as medical interpreters. It is used to train novice and experienced medical interpreters in Spanish and English. Upon graduation, the student will receive a certificate showing a completion of 80 hours of course time.
The course covers:
MCA registration and pre-enrollment information requirements:
When we receive your completed application form, we will send you instructions via e-mail on how to proceed with the Language Proficiency Assessment. This assessment is administered by an evaluator authorized by MCA using the ACTFL ( American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages). The evaluator will call you at a scheduled date and time at a specified phone number.
You will receive an acceptance e-mail message to enroll in the course as soon as we get your assessment results. You will also receive and email message if you did not pass the language proficiency assessment.
Tuition: $1000 - Tuition includes textbook and all training materials. To reserve a spot, call 219-229-5351.
NOTE: A $100 non-refundable fee must be paid in advance to cover the language fluency exam and to reserve your spot. The remaining $900 is due the first day of class.
Trainer: Maria Schwieter