Mission and Purpose
"It is the Mission of MiTio to transform your bilingual ability into a vibrant career"
MiTio's purpose is to provide the most rigorous training to our bilingual students and prepare them for careers as medical, legal, and business interpreters
"MiTio will be the premier agency for supplying Medical interpreters nationally and globally"
Medical Interpreting and Translating Institute Online (MiTio) proposes to educate an international population to meet the interpreting needs of the medical community. Bilingual students unable to attend traditional universities due to work schedules or family commitments will have access to completing their diploma and enable them to transfer their skills into a useful and emerging profession. The Institute is committed to providing interactive Internet programs of high quality and professional standards.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly , U.S. Department of Labor reports: "Employment of interpreters and translators is projected to grow 46 percent from 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations."
- Median pay for Interpreters/Translators is $47,000.
MiTio differentiates itself from other programs by offering courses through the Internet and by its commitment to quality and excellence as well as the use of "state-of-the-art" technology. Students are able to complete all diploma requirements in their homes or work sites and at their own pace. MiTio offers the best possible learning content by using proven interpreting guidelines and techniques. Internet delivery enables MiTio to create a complete interactive learning process with a real-time instructor, controlled environment, threaded discussions, and exams to assess learning.
"MiTio provides open enrollment; students can enroll and start the program at any time during the year. The program is self paced and designed to be completed within 6 weeks."
MiTio provides face-to-face orientation and up to six in-person practice sessions lasting an hour each for select groups or organizations desiring training in MiTio's IMIA accredited Medical Interpreting and Translating curriculum for their bilingual employees on a licensing basis.