Associate Degree in Japanese


Interpreter, $44,000 Translator, $43,000 Teaching assistant, $37,000 Medical interpreter, $33,000

*Source: Simply Hired: Riverside area

Career Info

An associate of arts in Japanese degree can lead to a career in international business or a variety of fields requiring translating and interpreting. It is also a stepping-stone to learning other Asian languages and the foundation for four-year college studies in Japanese language and culture.

Potential Careers

  • Interpreter
  • Translator
  • Foreign language proofreader
  • Teacher
  • Teaching assistant
  • Medical interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Finance and banking
  • Foreign service
  • Intelligence