Advanced Spanish Language Certificate

Taking the time to learn and internalize an additional language can significantly increase career opportunities. As the second most spoken language in the world, Spanish is a valuable tool in many professional settings. The Advanced Spanish Language Certificate moves beyond the basics of Spanish and delves deeper to pursue the ultimate goal of achieving fluency. It’s offered online or in-person and includes courses taught entirely in Spanish. Through our advanced program, strengthen your conversational skills and improve your comfort with the Spanish language.

Learning Outcomes

  • Read and discuss popular Spanish literary works
  • Analyze different speech patterns as spoken by native Spanish speakers
  • Contrast the differences between Spanish verb tenses
  • Complete exercises intended to test Spanish reading, writing and speaking skills
  • Participate in Spanish conversations with classmates to extend your range of comfort
  • Complete an oral proficiency interview by computer (OPIc) and receive an oral proficiency rating


To get started, enroll in one of our recommended online or face-to-face courses, Imagina I or Spanish Conversation I. Earn the certificate by completing a minimum of 4 of the 8 intermediate to advanced courses plus an OPIc.

For a full list of available Spanish courses at UWM School of Continuing Education visit the Program page.

For information on the course format, view the session information on the selected course page.

CORE COURSESFallSpringSummerPrice
Advanced Spanish Conversation IOnline – Register anytime$199
Advanced Spanish Conversation IIOnline – Register anytime$199
Advanced Spanish Conversation III

1/22-2/26/2024 Live Online

Advanced Spanish Through Film and Literature I

3/11-4/22/2024 Live Online

Advanced Spanish Through Film and Literature II

5/6-6/17/2024 Live Online

Advanced Spanish Through Film and Literature III

7/15-8/19/2024 Live Online

Intermediate Spanish I
Recommended first course

1/22-2/26/2024 Live Online

Intermediate Spanish II

3/11-4/22/2024 Live Online

Intermediate Spanish III

5/6-6/17/2024 Live Online

Intermediate Spanish IV

7/8-8/12/2024 Live Online


Still Have Questions? Contact Us.

Samantha Meyer, Program Manager

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