Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI)

The Healthcare Interpreter Training Program is available through the School of Public Health on the University of Memphis campus. Testing is required before candidates can qualify for the training program. Prospective candidates for this program can take the required OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview) exam in the Testing Center.

Registration Information

  • Testing is by appointment only.  Request an appointment date and time for testing by sending an email to proctoredtests@memphis.edu or calling 901.678.2428. 

  • Candidates must pay the testing fee ($95.00) before taking the test. The fee can be paid by clicking on the link provided below. Please print your conformation receipt before closing out.

  • Examines must arrive on time for their testing appointment with their printed fee payment receipt and a valid government issued photo ID with a picture and signature (driver's license, passport, state issued ID or a military ID). No personal items will be allowed in the testing room.  Secure lockers are provided for the examines convenience.

  • Examines should locate vehicle parking information by visiting the visitor information website, before arriving on campus, to make arrival to the Testing Center easier.        

  • Testing Center Exam Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 am -1:00 pm.

Click here to pay for the Oral Proficiency Interview exam

More information about the Healthcare Interpreter Training Program can be found at http://www.memphis.edu/sph/.