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Explore the Spanish for health professions minor at UW-Eau Claire

Pair your love of medicine and the Spanish language with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's Spanish for health professions minor. 

Through fascinating coursework, projects and discussions, you'll gain a better understanding of healthcare organizations and medical terminology in Spanish-speaking countries. An exciting and key component of this minor is that all students are required to participate in an international language immersion experience. Over the course of six or more weeks, you'll study in a country where Spanish is spoken, taking what you've learned and putting it into practice.

As health careers and the Spanish language continue to grow, students with a Spanish for health professions minor are in high demand. Many nursing, biology and social work students choose to minor in Spanish for health professions, quickly finding employment upon graduation. 

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Spanish for health professions highlights

Study abroad opportunities. All Spanish for health professions minors are highly encouraged to study abroad for at least one semester. These opportunities are an excellent way to gain a stronger understanding of Spanish culture and improve your Spanish language proficiency. 

State-of-the-art technology. Our Language Lab and the Roma Hoff Instructional Resource Center are filled with sound and video programs, films, games and computer software to help you practice what you learn in class.

Outstanding faculty. At UW-Eau Claire, our talented faculty make it a priority to create an impactful learning environment where you come first. Small class sizes allow for the formation of meaningful, lasting connections with others who are just as passionate about Spanish, health and helping others.

Classes for Spanish for health professions minors may include:

Learn more about the Spanish for health professions minor in the UWEC catalog

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