12 months
25650 USD/year
25650 USD/year
12220 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Spanish program of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee offers a Master of Arts in Spanish. Qualified graduate students admitted into the Spanish program may apply for a departmental Teaching Assistantship in Spanish or Portuguese.


The Spanish student from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is expected to satisfy deficiency requirements within three enrolled semesters. The deficiencies are monitored by the Graduate School and the individual graduate program unit. No course credits earned in making up deficiencies may be counted as program credits required for the degree.

Degree requirements

A minimum of 30 graduate credits beyond the baccalaureate degree is required for the MA in Spanish. All students must demonstrate reading competency in a second Romance language. In order to do so, they may take the departmental graduate reading exam or complete two semesters in another language. Courses taken to complete this requirement do not count toward the minimum credits required for the MA

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical Linguistics
  • Approaches to Hispanic Literary Theory and Criticism
  • Seminar in Hispanic Linguistics
  • Naturalism and Its Influences
  • Seminar in 20th Cent Lit of Spain and/or Spanish America & Related Topics
  • Modern Spanish Women Writers

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission submitted to the Graduate School
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Must meet one of the following: 
  • major in Spanish, foreign languages with an emphasis in Spanish, comparative literature, Hispanic linguistics, or translation (Spanish) or
  • a combination of courses that will, in the opinion of the Department, allow the student to participate fully in the program by virtue of linguistic competence in Spanish; or
  • immersion experience (a combination of courses that will, in the opinion of the Department, allow the student to participate fully in the program); or
  • native fluency or 
  • demonstrated competence in a qualifying examination.
  • 3.0 grade point average in the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work;
  • a narrative statement of intent, written in Spanish that describes the applicant’s accomplishments and plans for the future;
  • three letters of recommendation from current and/or former professors or advisors. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    25650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Milwaukee

1066 - 1767 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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