Using the latest and most effective interactive techniques, MWS’ Intensive Medical Interpreter Training stands out from other similar courses in its ability to sound down necessary knowledge and build professional skills and decision-making abilities. Students learn and practice the most effective models for the interpreting process, advanced ethical decision making, memory and note taking, medical terminology, cross-cultural interpreting, and navigation of the US health care system.

This program is non-language specific and is open to all serious bilingual students. The program was developed by qualified interpreter trainers specialized in the skills and knowledge imparted.



  • At least 18 years-old
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in English and another language by one of the following:
    • 5 years of verified professional experience in the language
    • High school diploma,  degree, or equivalent  from country where the language is spoken
    • A validated third-party language assessment (contact us for details)

NOW available online

This program is now available as a self-paced online course. It combines several of our on-demand healthcare interpreting and interpreter ethics courses and features additional introductory courses as well as deep practice exercises.

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Upcoming (In Person)

Each in person class is facilitated by experienced instructors, specialized in the skills and knowledge they teach.

Houston, TX: 

November 3-12, 2017 (Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays only) for Interpreters of all languages, spoken and signed.

Cancellation policy: 

If you are unable to attend a confirmed training please submit a cancellation request to All cancellation requests must be submitted 48 hours prior to the course date in order to receive a full refund of paid registration fees. Participants making cancellations with less than a 48 hours’ notice, including no-shows, may immediately sign up for a future course of equal value or receive a 50% registration fee refund.