This Certificate is designed to address a growing need for Spanish-English translators in Canada—particularly in Toronto–which is one of the by-products of the North-American Free Trade Agreement, of increasing migration, and of the globalization of international markets.

The courses in the Certificate must be taken in sequence and therefore they require the minimum of two academic years to be completed.

Having both Anglophone and Hispanophone streams, this Certificate may be taken:

  • Concurrently, in conjunction with a programme of study leading to a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts), or
  • Consecutively, for those students who already hold a university degree.

Want to know about more our program? You will find all the information on our website. Please read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page and, if you are interested in our program, contact us!

This Certificate was designed to meet the growing demand for Spanish/English translators in Toronto, Canada, and worldwide. The Certificate fulfills an essential need in our society by providing training in linguistic, cultural and translation skills for those who wish to pursue a career in translation. It also benefits working translators who wish to seek formal professional training.

 Careers & Alumni


Gabriela Rodas completed the Certificate in English-Spanish Translation at Glendon in 2013. Read what she has to say about the Certificate Program.

Mayte Morelos completed the Certificate in English-Spanish Translation at Glendon in 2008. Read what she has to say about the Certificate Program.



Certificate Coordinator María Constanza Guzmán teaches both in the School of Translation and in the Hispanic Studies Department at Glendon. More ››

Meet other professors in the Certificate program. More ››

Certificate Highlights

The Certificate in Translation is practical university-level training in the field of Translation.

Glendon computer labs are equipped with the latest translation and terminology management tools.

News and Events

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The Certificate in Spanish-English Translation cordially invites you to a talk with poet and literary translator Beatriz Hausner More>>

Improve your Spanish or just enjoy some movies at the Hispanic Film Festival – Minor Narratives More>>

Read about the book launch of Desde el norte: narrativa canadiense contemporánea More>>

Learn more about the inaugural Translation Research Summer School 2015 More>>

Glendon Certificate in Spanish-English Translation Alumni Night an Outstanding Networking Opportunity More ››

Renowned French sociologist to deliver keynote at Glendon More ››

Interpretation a Great Fit for Glendon More ››

Don’t Shoot the Messenger – International Translation Day is celebrated at Glendon More ››

Spanish on the Rise on the Glendon Scene More »

Bilingual Opportunities Point to Glendon as a Training Ground More ››