Spanish Graduate Certificate

Certificate: Spanish
Department: Modern Languages
Course Level: Graduate
Credit Hours: 18 credit hours
Delivery Format: Online

The online Spanish graduate certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to develop a deeper understanding of Spanish through the study of language, literature and culture. With a broad range of course topics and learning opportunities, students may personalize the program to best meet their personal and professional interests. Program completion will allow students to gain enhanced marketability to thrive in today's competitive job market. This certificate also provides graduate-level coursework for educators who are interested in continuing their education while advancing on the salary schedule. However, program completion does not grant certification to teach Spanish in K-12 schools.


Required (18 credit hours*)

Select 18 credit hours of coursework from the following:

SPAN 805 - Structure of the Spanish Language (3 credit hours)
SPAN 815 - Seminar in Contemporary Spanish Thought (3 credit hours)
SPAN 816 - Seminar in Contemporary Latin American Prose Writings (3 credit hours)
SPAN 818 - Seminar in Contemporary Drama (3 credit hours)
SPAN 840 - Topics in Peninsular Literature and Culture (3 credit hours)
SPAN 845 - Topics in Latin American Literature and Culture (3 credit hours)
SPAN 850 - Topics in U.S. Latino/Chicano Literature and Culture (3 credit hours)
SPAN 875 - Graduate Study Abroad (3 credit hours)
SPAN 876 - Graduate Study Abroad (3 credit hours)
SPAN 880 - Professional Development (3 credit hours)
SPAN 897 - Directed Readings in Spanish (3 credit hours)
SPAN 898 - Special Topics (3 credit hours)
SPAN 899 - Independent Studies in Spanish (3 credit hours)

*Courses are subject to change

How do I get started? 

1. Request information about the program to learn more.

2.  Apply to the program.

3. Contact UNK Online with any questions:

University of Nebraska at Kearney - Online
Phone: 308-865-8800