Master of Arts in Spanish

Georgia Southern University
Degree Level Masters
Total Credit Hours 30

Program Description

The M.A. in Spanish is a 30-credit-hour program of study designed to provide students with advanced level courses in Spanish literature, history and culture.

Admissions Information

  1. Completed requirements for the Bachelor’s degree in a college accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting associations or a Ministry of Education approved institution if an international student.
  2. A 3.0 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or higher on all upper-division undergraduate work in which the language of instruction was Spanish.
  3. An undergraduate major or the equivalent in the proposed field of study or permission of the graduate director and the chair of the department.
  4. Two letters of recommendation by persons familiar with the applicant’s academic experience.
  5. Minimum oral and writing proficiency rating of Intermediate High (ACTFL Standards) as determined by a trained ACTFL Proficiency evaluator (the department has trained evaluators).

Applicants may be approved for provisional admission based on the quality of the admission material presented. Provisional students must earn grades of ‘B’ or higher in their first nine (9) hours of course work after admission and meet any other stipulations outlined by the department to be converted to regular status.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (

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Program Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges