Learn More and ApplyUndergraduate Spanish for Healthcare Certificate


The Undergraduate Certificate in Spanish for Healthcare is available to DePaul undergraduate and non-degree seeking students who are interested in using their Spanish in the various fields of healthcare, especially in encounters with Spanish-speaking patients. The certificate is 12 credit hours total and consists of the following three 4-credit hour courses (SPN 106 or equivalent, including placement test or permission of instructor, is recommended before enrolling in these courses):

To earn the certificate, students must earn a grade of “C-” or higher in all three courses. Although students do not need to take the courses in a specific order, it is recommended that they follow the sequence when possible. Students who are not majoring in Spanish may apply the three courses in the certificate toward the Language for Liberal Studies Option

To declare the certificate, students should contact the Director of the Spanish Program, Bradley Hoot, BHOOT@depaul.edu, and include the following information in the email:

  • Student ID
  • Primary College