12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Dive into the Spanish language. Language skills, historical reference points and topical awareness must be a priority as you become involved in cultural issues involving Spanish-speaking populations around the world with the Spanish program of University at Albany.


The Spanish program of University at Albany combines linguistic immersion with rigorous academic research, with a diverse and knowledgeable faculty pushing students to make breakthroughs in understanding.

Your path to non-governmental organizations and nonprofits, public sector work, international business or teaching runs through this in-depth program. Expressing yourself eloquently in Spanish calls for deep linguistic comprehension and cultural discovery, both of which are part of the MA in Spanish curriculum.

Program of Study

Surround yourself with Spanish language instruction in the MA program where every class is conducted in Spanish. Instructors come from many different cultural and linguistic backgrounds, granting you insight into many aspects of present-day affairs, history and the development of the Spanish language. You'll perform original research, with the ability to present your findings in scholarly conference settings. Your faculty mentors will be active and supportive collaborators in your in-depth investigations.

Career Outcomes

With a Master of Arts in Spanish, you'll have the cultural knowledge and sound linguistic grasp to take on translation and instructional roles, as well as a variety of positions that require interpretation and intercultural exchange. Potential positions include:

  • Professor or researcher in higher education
  • Cultural and translation expert in non-governmental organizations
  • Government employee in multilingual areas
  • Curator at cultural institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Intensive Introduction in Spanish
  • Varieties of Contemporary Spanish Phonetics and Phonology
  • Spanish Syntax and Morphology
  • Spanish Linguistics
  • Comparative Romance Linguistics
  • History of the Spanish Language

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts of All Schools Attended
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Statement of Goals
  • Writing Sample in Spanish

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

University at Albany


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!