Spanish for the Health and Human Services Undergraduate Certificate

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Speak Spanish in your workplace

This certificate will diversify your skills and help you stand out in the job market.

Connect with your Spanish-speaking coworkers or patients. Know the Spanish language and customs.

Be bilingual for your career in health care, social services or related fields.

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Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in Spanish for the health and human services.

    Spanish for the Health and Human Services

    This certificate is jointly offered by the School of Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Languages, Cultures and Religions. 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 Mental Health and Behavioral Sciences.

    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.

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