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Wright State’s Hispanic Studies graduate certificate provides an in-depth study of the Spanish language and Iberian and Latin American literature, film, business, written and oral expression, history, and phonetics.
In this program, you will:
This certificate is suitable for graduate students wishing to meet requirements to teach Spanish or College Credit Plus courses in Ohio. This certificate also will provide currently licensed Ohio teachers the means to obtain the credentials to teach College Credit Plus courses in Spanish in Ohio. The courses are designed to provide rich cultural and literary content in the target language, reflecting the diversity of the Spanish-speaking world.
Melissa Doran, Ph.D.
Ksenia Bonch Reeves, Ph.D.
Damaris Serrano, Ph.D.
The Hispanic Studies certificate will greatly expand your career options in a wide range of fields. Sample careers include:
You will enjoy a plethora of study abroad options, from short-term professor-led experiences to semester-long programs abroad. You can experience Spanish and Hispanic culture firsthand, gain a professional level of linguistic and cultural competence, and enhance your career possibilities.
If you wish to hone your teaching skills, you can enroll in a Spanish Instruction Practicum. Working with a faculty mentor, you will observe elementary and/or intermediate level classes and develop and teach mini-units on culture, language, and literature using the Proficiency Method and the National Standards for Language Teaching.
View the Hispanic Studies Certificate program information and requirements in the Academic Catalog.