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
Be bilingual for your career in health care, social services or related fields.
Choose your certificate
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 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.
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)
- SPN 316(3), SPN 317(3), SWK 375(3), SWK 599(3).
- All candidates must satisfy the General University Certificate Requirements.
Attain a GPA of at least 2.50 or higher in courses used to complete the certificate