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Spanish Language Certificate

Whether you want to get ahead at work, start a new career or travel with confidence, learning Spanish will benefit you. Hundreds of millions of people speak this romance language, and strengthening your skills to communicate effectively can provide endless opportunities. The Spanish Language Certificate develops the tools you need to read, write and speak Spanish. Through six core courses and an oral proficiency interview by computer (OPIc), work with our experienced instructors to strengthen your Spanish language skills. It’s offered as an in-person or online certificate and uses the standards from the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the basic grammar of Spanish verbs and pronouns
  • Outline the spectrum of Spanish verb tenses
  • Speak Spanish with instructors, one-on-one, to strengthen conversational skills
  • Read and write in Spanish to improve your fundamentals of the language
  • Follow Spanish oral activities to familiarize yourself with native speech patterns
  • Complete an OPIc and receive an oral proficiency rating


To get started, simply enroll in your first online or face-to-face course. Earn the certificate by completing a minimum of Spanish IV, V, and VI plus an OPIc.

Online course formats include live, course-paced, combined or on-demand. Blended courses offer both face-to-face and online components. View the session information on course pages for details.

CORE COURSESSummerFallSpringPrice
Spanish I

7/25-8/29 Live Online

9/8-10/13 Live Online

10/29-12/10 Live Online

Spanish II

7/8-8/12 Live Online

7/21-8/25 Live Online

9/12-10/17 Live Online

11/3-12/8 Live Online

1/14-2/18/2021 Live Online

Spanish III

7/20-8/24 Live Online

9/8-10/13 Live Online

1/19-2/23/2021 Live Online

Spanish IV

7/21-8/25 Live Online

9/14-10/19 Live Online

10/27-12/8 Live Online

Spanish V

7/23-8/27 Live Online

9/8-10/13 Live Online

11/2-12/7 Live Online

1/12-2/16/2021 Live Online

Spanish VI

7/7-8/11 Live Online

9/10-10/15 Live Online

10/27-12/8 Live Online


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Samantha Meyer, Associate Outreach Specialist

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