Professional Spanish Graduate Certificate

This online graduate certificate will prepare you for careers that require proficiency in Spanish in education-related roles, in school administration, in manager roles, and in social and human services positions.

Why Earn a Graduate Certificate in Professional Spanish?

Through the graduate certificate in professional Spanish, students gain a specialization at the graduate level in Spanish language, Hispanic cultures, and language acquisition, through courses including:

  • language acquisition
  • Spanish translation
  • creative writing in Spanish
  • Spanish in the community
  • Hispanic popular cultures
  • film and society in the Spanish-speaking world
  • Hispanic cultures in the media

The educational objectives of the program are to advance students’ language skills in Spanish to the Advanced level of oral and written proficiency and beyond, to further the students’ Hispanic cultural competence, to expose students to language acquisition theories, and to prepare a highly skilled and competitive workforce that can work with and serve a diverse population.

View certificate requirements and course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.

Online Options

This program is offered 100% online.

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

The graduate certificate in professional Spanish accepts admission materials on a rolling basis. Learn more about admission requirements and deadlines to apply to the program. If you are not sure about your Spanish level, contact the  program director, Dr. Colleen Ebacher, , for an evaluation.

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Program Director

Colleen Ebacher
College of Liberal Arts
Room 4152
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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