University of Central Arkansas

24 months
662 USD/credit
444 USD/credit
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Graduate programs in Spanish – the Master of Arts (MA) program and the Graduate Certificate (GC) program – are designed to provide professionals with advanced-level proficiency in oral and written Spanish through the study of literary, cultural, and linguistic topics. 

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Graduates will have acquired cross-cultural competencies that will serve them in a variety of career options, including education, business, and public service.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Intro to Spanish Linguistics
  •  Applied Spanish Linguistics
  •  Hispanic Author Seminar
  •  Seminar on Literary Genre
  •  Seminar on Garcia Marquez
  •  Studies in Spanish Literature
  •  Hispanic Studies
  •  Topics in Advanced Spanish Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Qualifications for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Spanish program are the same as those for admission to the Graduate School, except that students entering the program (1) must have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA in an undergraduate major in Spanish; (2) must submit a satisfactory writing sample; and (3) must have scored at least Intermediate High on an Oral Proficiency Interview. The writing sample must demonstrate advanced proficiency in writing and appropriate critical thinking and analytical skills: it is an essay written specifically for the purpose, according to a prompt provided by the graduate faculty of the department. Please contact the graduate coordinator for information and directions.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    662 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 662 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    444 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 444 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.


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