Advance your career and job marketability with a Certificate in Spanish for Health Care. This program has been created for students with little or no background in Spanish or with relatively high linguistic competence.
Gain competence in Medical Spanish to effectively communicate with Spanish-speaking patients and families. With classes on campus, online, and summer courses, the 5-course program will give you the necessary tools to serve a Spanish-speaking community. The program allows you to gain exposure to cross-cultural communication challenges, health belief, and practices through service learning, internships and study abroad opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The certificate in Spanish for health care is a program available to undergraduate or graduate Catholic University students. I requires 15 credit (5 courses).
A parallel program also is available to external applicants and health care professionals nationwide. For more information about the continuing education program in Spanish for Health Care, see the program description on the Metropolitan School of Professional Studies website.
By studying a certificate in Spanish for health care , you will gain an appreciation of the essential importance of cross-cultural communication. You will deepen your understanding in Spanish and sharpen your mind as you gain exposure to cross-cultural communication challenges, health beliefs, and practices in a broad range of Spanish-speaking cultures.
Studying a certificate in Spanish for health care in the nation's capital, you will have the opportunity to experience service learning and internships in Washington D.C.
The small size of the classes means that you will get to know your professors and fellow students personally. The Catholic University of America Spanish Club will welcome you to join in its many social and academic activities. In addition to internships, medical outreach abroad programs are available to students during the academic year.