Certificate of Proficiency in Spanish for Medical Interpretation

Learning, networking, and career opportunities

The certificate of proficiency in Spanish for Medical Interpretation provides a structured program for students who plan to work with Spanish speakers in a health-services environment.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Students have opportunities to meet with healthcare professionals.


  • Become familiar with state and federal regulations that impact the medical treatment of non-English speakers.
  • Improve Spanish linguistics skills that are particularly appropriate to the healthcare environment.
  • Learn the ethics of medical interpretation.

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

You could work as a(n):

  • Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Patient Representative
  • Billing Assistant
  • Hospital Administrator

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
  • Baptist Hospital
  • Mercy Health

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Spanish

Spanish Medical Students studying
Point of Pride

This program is one of ATU's newer certificates to meet the needs of the healthcare industry.


Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.