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Online Undergraduate Certificate Spanish For Business & the Professions

Spanish for Business & the Professions
Undergraduate Certificate
  • 16 credits
  • Transfer up to 8 credits
  • All courses available online
  • $324 per credit (in-state)
  • $499 per credit (out-of-state)
  • $250 per credit (military)
  • Other fees may apply
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Improve your communication skills for job markets both inside and beyond the United States.

Through the undergraduate certificate program in Spanish for business and the professions at University of Maryland Global Campus, you'll benefit from a combination of language and professional study that will build a foundation to enhance your résumé and prepare you to work and communicate in a variety of Spanish-speaking environments. This program is ideal for those who are in a professional or social setting where Spanish is often spoken.

This certificate is not intended for students who already have native or near-native ability in Spanish. Students with prior experience in the Spanish language should e-mail to inquire about a placement test.


Total Credits Required: 16

  • Four courses in intermediate or upper-level Spanish chosen from the following:
    • (3 Credits, SPAN 211)
    • (3 Credits, SPAN 212)        
    • Any 300- or 400-level SPAN courses taught in Spanish
  •  One of the following 4-credit courses in Spanish:
    • (4 Credits, SPAN 418)
    • (4 Credits, SPAN 419)
  • Note: (3 Credits, SPAN 112) is a prerequisite course for 200-level courses that count toward the certificate, and as such, does not count toward the 16-credit total for this program.

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These requirements are for students who enroll in the 2024–2025 academic year. For prior year requirements, visit our catalog archive.

Undergraduate Certificate Requirements

In addition to the specific course requirements outlined on each certificate webpage, UMGC maintains certain requirements for all certificates.

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Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

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