Why earn this certificate?


  • Learn more about an important demographic in the United States and in Michigan.
  • Explore cultural, historical, and professional issues related to Latino/as.
  • Engage with the West Michigan Latino/a community via the certificate’s coursework.
  • Gain important intercultural understanding and competency skills that you can apply to any workplace context.

Career Options

Anyone can benefit from the knowledge and skills this certificate offers. A certificate in Latino/a Studies particularly enhances the education of students preparing for careers in:

  • Business
  • Education
  • Law enforcement
  • Nursing
  • Social services
  • Government


Page last modified March 9, 2016