Advance your career and job marketability with a Certificate in Spanish for Health Care

  • 15 credit (5 course) multidiscipline program that can be completed within 3-4 semesters.
  • Designed for nursing, psychology, biology, biomedical engineering, social work student.
  • Gain experience into a professional career path with a Medical Spanish Health Care Internship.
  • Increase competence in Medical Spanish to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and families.
  • Exposure to cross-culture communication challenges, health beliefs and practices in a broad range of Spanish-speaking cultures.
  • Online and summer courses offered.
  • Experience service learning, internship, and study abroad opportunities in Washington, DC, Latin America and Spain. Puerto Rico Study Abroad
  • Available to undergraduate, graduate and Honors students.

Requirements

  • 15 credit (5 course) certificate program that can be completed in 1 to 2 years
  • Gain competence in Medical Spanish and Cultural Awareness to better serve the Hispanic community
  • Available to health care students, professionals in Nursing, Medicine, Public Health, Social Service with little or no Spanish experience to heritage speakers
  • On-line and summer courses offered