Spanish for the Health and Human Services Certificate

Spanish for the Health and Human Services

This certificate is jointly offered by the School of Social Work and the Department of World Languages and Cultures. The certificate is designed to improve Spanish skills and cultural competencies among health and human service students and professionals to address a growing need for bilingual service providers in southwest Missouri.

This certificate is administered by the School of Social Work.

Admission requirement

Complete SPN 312(3), Spanish Composition, with a grade of C or better or through accelerated pathway for Heritage speakers or proficiency placement exam.

Program requirements (12 hours)

  1. SPN 316(3), SPN 317(3), SWK 375(3), SWK 599(3).
  2. All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.

Completion requirement

Attain a GPA of at least 2.50 or higher in courses used to complete the certificate requirements.