Spanish, M.A. | The University of North Carolina at Charlotte | Charlotte, United States
12 months
18482 USD/year
18482 USD/year
4338 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Spanish program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte offers two concentrations, each consisting of 24-30 hours of graduate course work:  Language, Literature and Culture and Translating and Translation Studies.


About the Program

The Spanish program of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is designed to provide a rich variety of graduate coursework in a major world language, which is increasingly important in North Carolina and the United States. Staffed by faculty with national and international reputations, the program serves individuals who seek:

  • a greater understanding of Spanish language, literatures and cultures;
  • career and professional advancement opportunities in translation, applied language (Spanish for the professions and specific purposes, such as business and international trade), and education; and/or
  • a Ph.D. in fields such as Hispanic literature, linguistics, translating and translation studies, intercultural communication, or international studies.
The M.A. in Spanish builds on a very successful undergraduate program that has some 150 majors and 165 minors in Spanish, an undergraduate Certificate in Translating, offered since 1979, and a Certificate in Business Spanish, offered since 1998. To date, we have graduated 100 M.A. students from North Carolina, across the country, and beyond. During the academic year, we generally average 8-15 graduate students who are enrolled in the M.A. program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Spanish American Prose Fiction
  • Selected Topics in Spanish
  • Advanced Business Spanish
  • Nineteenth Century Spanish Literature
  • Theater of the Golden Age
  • Studies in Hispanic Culture and Civilization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in Spanish or in a related field that required upper-division coursework in undergraduate Spanish (e.g., Latin American Studies, International Studies, International Business), with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • A well-developed essay written in English that addresses the applicant’s motivation for enrolling in the M.A. in Spanish, to include particular areas of research interests and career or professional goals
  • Writing Samples - Students must demonstrate a high level of proficiency in both languages (English and Spanish) by providing writing samples in each language
  • Interview - An oral interview with the Graduate Program Director
  • Three Letters of Reference
  • GRE scores are not required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18482 USD/year
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  • National

    18482 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 18482 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4338 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 4338 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Charlotte

1133 - 2060 USD /month
Living costs

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