Groundbreaking bilingual education
Launch your career as an expert in your chosen field with Davenport University’s Casa Latina program.
The Casa Latina program provides hands-on, experiential learning in both English and Spanish so that you gain a degree that’s valuable for your career. You may already have a foundation that incorporates both languages into your life. Through the Casa Latina program, we strive to leverage that experience and prepare you with the skills and knowledge to realize your professional aspirations.
We understand you lead a busy life and juggle many priorities. In an effort to meet the growing demand for a more flexible learning experience, we designed Online+, a digital suite of learning formats. We’ve made the path to a college degree easy by offering every Casa Latina degree 100% online to give you the access you need to the education you want — all on your own time. You can take Casa Latina courses from anywhere in the world, at any time.
Whether pursuing a degree in business, technology, health or urban education, Davenport University has you covered. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees that will fully immerse you in courses taught bilingually. You’ll complete your degree with the confidence to communicate professionally in Spanish and English.
The accounting bilingual BBA degree develops technical skills combined with the teamwork and leadership skills expected of today’s accounting professionals. You will learn to develop and maintain accounting records, prepare financial statements, and begin to use accounting information as a decision-making tool. Cost accounting, budgeting, and individual and corporate tax courses will enhance your professional knowledge, analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.
The human resource management degree offers you broad exposure to human resource careers, topics, policies and real-world applications. You’ll gain the strong critical thinking and communication skills human resource professionals need.
The management bilingual BBA degree will prepare you for management and leadership roles to support business growth and change. You’ll develop knowledge and skills in the areas of planning, leading, organizing and controlling, to improve organizational performance and sustainability.
The marketing bilingual BBA will familiarize you with the marketing functions and processes that deliver customer value and enhance customer relationships. You’ll utilize varied learning methodologies to build critical thinking, problem solving and ethical decision-making skills needed in today’s global environment.
With a health services administration degree, you will be prepared for a successful career in healthcare organizations, including integrated healthcare systems, retirement and long-term care facilities, physicians’ practices, community health organizations and healthcare associations.
The technology project management degree will prepare you for management positions within the technology field. Coursework integrates accounting, finance, production, computer networking and CIS with in-depth project management practices.
This degree trains you and your classmates to become teachers of high-quality STEM education in the K-8 setting. This degree is a pathway to the alternative route to teacher certification, and you’ll be prepared to take the Michigan Test for Teacher Certification (MTTC).
The master of business administration bilingual degree builds skills in management, human capital management, business law, organizational leadership, economics, accounting, quantitative business analysis, operations management, corporate finance, marketing and strategic management.
Through this MBA with human resource management concentration, you will develop strategic problem-solving skills that are essential to the human resource profession. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to take the SHRM Certified Professional exam.
The bilingual managerial accounting concentration will develop knowledge and skills in the five key competency areas of: 1) financial reporting and decisions; 2) planning, budgeting and forecasting; 3) performance management; 4) cost management; and 5) internal controls. Completion of this concentration also prepares students for Part One of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exam.
The master of urban education will prepare you to meet the educational demands of urban settings. This degree emphasizes culturally sound teaching strategies in urban classrooms to foster student success. The coursework is complemented by clinical classroom observation, which allows faculty to provide immediate feedback on the skills that matter most in effective teaching.
The certificate in urban education bilingual degree is an alternate route to the teacher certification program. This program awards candidates with a certificate in urban education and an interim teaching certificate in subject areas corresponding to passage of specific Michigan Teacher Test for Certification content area competency exams. This alternate route to the teacher certification program allows individuals to teach in Michigan schools while fulfilling credential requirements.
Why pursue a degree with Casa Latina at Davenport?
Davenport University celebrates uniqueness and diversity. Through the Casa Latina program, we aim to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment so that you can feel confident and prepared to launch a successful career using both English and Spanish. Our mission is to provide bilingual and bicultural support across all facets of your academic journey, from admissions and financial aid to counseling and tutoring. We will leverage your culture and language as valuable assets, propelling you toward success, not hindering your path.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Opportunities to improve your skills in both languages
Courses are offered 50% in English and 50% in Spanish so that you may improve your mastery and skills in both languages.
Study with bilingual experts
Learn from academically trained and industry-experienced faculty who bring their bilingual and bicultural expertise into your Davenport courses.
Ongoing bilingual support
Davenport’s bilingual, bicultural team will support your education goals in your preferred language from application to admission to your graduation.
Evaluation of prior educational experience in the United States and foreign countries
Our bilingual staff will accept and validate free of charge prior studies in the United States and other countries to help you accelerate completion of your educational goals.
Credit for experience
Whenever possible, Davenport will help turn your education and professional experience into college credit, saving you both time and money.
Receive the personalized attention you deserve through small class sizes that allow for deeper connections and professional networking.
Get started on your Casa Latina degree
Explore the undergraduate and graduate degree programs and then take the next step toward starting your journey to your dream career.
About Davenport University
Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers.
Offering bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and a supportive network, you’ll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University.
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