12 months
46200 USD/year
46200 USD/year
22620 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Spanish Education program of the University at Buffalo is for you if you intend to teach Spanish particularly in public schools.


The coursework of the Spanish Education program of the University at Buffalo includes current theories and their implications for teaching methods, materials and assessment.

About the Spanish Education program

The features of our program include:

  • opportunities to connect with and participate in local, regional and national professional organizations
  • research and evaluation projects, including field experiences and projects in collaboration with local foreign language and bilingual programs
  • respected leaders in foreign, second, bilingual and Spanish learning and teaching
  • study of developmental readers, foreign language reading processes, and reading instruction at elementary grades; second language literacy; adolescent literacy practice; language, literacy and culture; children's and young adult literature; and second/foreign language assessment
  • study of foreign and second language acquisition
  • study of foundations of foreign and second language education


  • Spanish teacher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Adolescent Writing across the Curriculum
  • Middle-Childhood/Adolescent Literacy Methods
  • Psychological Foundations of Education
  • Education or Sociological Bases of Education
  • Teaching Foreign Language Gr 7-12
  • Seminar in Teaching

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible for this program, you must have majored in or completed 30 credit hours in SPANISH
  • You must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Application fee: A $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Test scores
  • Contact information for two individuals who will each be asked to provide an electronic recommendation letter
  • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Statement of education and career goals
  • Applicants to the master's degree program (professional certification) must have applied for, or received, New York State initial teacher certification in the matching certification area
  • Official original proof of your degree
  • A course-by-course transcript evaluation by a NACES member organization
  • A copy of your passport biographical page
  • Official test scores for either the TOEF, the IELTS or PTE
  • Financial documentation
  • An official bank statement

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    46200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    22620 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Buffalo

920 - 1560 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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