Legal Spanish Certificate Program

How will I benefit from the program?

Students who complete the program will have an enhanced proficiency in Spanish-language communication within a legal setting. They will be able to communicate effectively within cultural and regional norms and to interpret, understand, and relay case or client information from legal documents from a range of countries and regions. Students will leave the program with a curated portfolio of the different assignments completed during the program.

Is this program right for me?

The Program is intended for individuals who are fluent in Spanish at an intermediate-to-advanced level and work in the legal field. Students will be required to take a written and oral fluency test before enrollment and should have access to, and understanding of, the daily communication and tasks that occur within a law firm or other legal setting.

How long is the program?

The program consists of 72 contact hours over two ten-week sessions.

Program format and location

This program consists of 72 contact hours and is taught online. The various activities are asynchronous so that the students can work at their own pace. Each module ends with a checkpoint to assess mastery of the material before continuing to the next module. The instructor will be available by email for concerns and questions along the way, and the checkpoints are the opportunities to receive feedback for the completion of the module.

Tuition and fees

Tuition for the program is $3,700 and includes access to the University of Miami’s learning management system and course materials.

Financial assistance options

Financial assistance and payment plans are available for this program. To learn more, please speak with an enrollment advisor at (305) 284-2752.

What are the requirements to earn the certificate?

Students must successfully pass a written and oral fluency test in Spanish before registering for the program. Assignment deadlines must be met to complete the prog