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Bachelor's Degree in Spanish Education (P-12 Certification)

Take your Spanish skills to the next level by exploring what it takes to teach students of all ages a second language. University of the Cumberlands can help you pursue a career as a Spanish teacher with a program that offers both a major and minor in Spanish, ultimately leading to pre-school through twelfth grade certification.

In this program, you’ll gain the tools to understand and communicate the Hispanic language, literature, and culture at all levels. You’ll develop skills in four focused areas of communication: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. You’ll explore diverse cultures to develop a sense of cultural awareness and understanding. You’ll also be encouraged to enhance your fluency by immersing yourself in the language and culture through study abroad opportunities.

What can I do with a Spanish degree?

Your Spanish teaching certification will prepare you for careers in education, government, foreign service, business, and any other field in which knowledge of another language and culture is vital. Or you could use your degree to pursue a post-graduate degree or program to further your education.

Possible career options include:

  • Spanish teacher (P-12)
  • Interpreter or translator
  • Librarian or researcher
  • Law enforcement, ranging from local police departments to federal services
  • Diplomatic position, including foreign or domestic offices


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 

Accelerate your success with a Spanish education degree. Fill out the form on this page to see how UC can help get you there! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities and more!


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 The School of Education at University of the Cumberlands complies with all CAEP standards across programs at the initial and advanced levels.
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