Certificate Program in Spanish for Health Care Professionals

Description of Certificate:
The certificate program will enable students to communicate effectively in Spanish in medical settings such as hospitals, doctor’s offices, or home-care. Students with previous Intermediate proficiency will advance during the course of studies to, at least, the Advanced-Low level while acquiring specialized vocabulary, structures, and language pragmatics typically found in the medical field. Graduates will be able to apply their knowledge as nurses, nurse-practitioners, physicians, medical administrators, and front-office staff in medical offices. Furthermore, members of medical teams on missions in South America should find the skills gained through the certificate useful.

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Email: MDLL@umw.edu for more information.