What will I learn?

Master of Arts (MA) in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures with a Spanish Concentration: a versatile degree that would allow you to teach at the high school and college level, prepare you to pursue virtually any Ph.D. program in the Humanities, help to make you more attractive for high profile jobs outside the academic context.

Thesis Option

Students who opt to write a thesis must develop a proposal and have it approved by the thesis chair and graduate director by the end of their first year in the program. Students selecting this option must write a thesis under the guidance of a committee consisting of a chair and two other members of the Graduate Faculty. An oral examination on the thesis is required. Please, consult with the Director of Spanish Graduate Study for further information. Students who opt to write a thesis are exempt from comprehensive exams.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (30 semester hours)

Tuition fees
$18,938.00 (14,05,870) per year
Start date

17 August 2021, 10 January 2022


College of Arts and Sciences

105 Foust Building,


North Carolina,

27412, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

All applicants must have obtained the following: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or appropriately-evaluated credentials for non-U.S. schools; satisfactory academic standing as an undergraduate or in a post-baccalaureate program.

For international students

A minimum of 24 semester hours in Spanish above the 204 level in the undergraduate program is required.

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL: internet based - 79, or paper based - 550. A score of at least 6.5 is required on the IELTS.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.