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Master On Campus


Portland State University

24 months
686 USD/credit 15435 USD/year
686 USD/credit 15435 USD/year
459 USD/credit 10327 USD/year
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Our master's degree in Spanish at Portland State University immerses you in the language and its rich cultures, and provides you with the tools to excel in both scholarship and teaching. 

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The Spanish graduate program at Portland State University offers an exciting and rigorous education in research, writing, and teaching that prepares you to pursue doctoral studies, teach, or succeed in another career.PSU's faculty hold a broad-range of expertise and experience and will provide you with mentoring that acts as a guide throughout your time in the program.

Our program offers relevant electives on a breadth of topics, like literature in the Franco era, dialectology, indigeneity in film, cognitive science and early modern literature, Latin American colonial and decolonial studies, and underground spaces in Mexican visual and literary culture.

What can you do 

  • Most of our alumni have pursued careers as Spanish teachers in K-12 schools, community colleges, and universities, or have gone on to work with organizations that require fluency in Spanish.
  • Other recent graduates have continued on to doctoral programs. They have been accepted to programs at Arizona State University, Indiana University, Universidad de Salamanca, University of British Columbia, University of California at Davis, University of Connecticut, University of Georgia, University of Houston, University of Kentucky, University of Michigan, Northwestern University, Georgetown University, and University of Texas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Spanish
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Spanish Linguistics 
  • Spanish Dialectology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    15435 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    10327 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 459 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 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.

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