12 months
33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Spanish MA program from University of South Carolina offers graduate students the opportunity to develop their language skills in many ways. The M.A. has a heavy concentration in Spanish and Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies.


What you will study

It also offers an in-depth study of Spanish language within a diverse variety of texts and contexts: the study of Spanish linguistics and Spanish usage in different geographical settings, as well as Spanish texts in comparative studies. Our M.A. graduates for the most part opt for a career in teaching Spanish at the college level, either by finding instructor positions in colleges and universities, or by pursuing a Ph.D. here at UofSC or elsewhere.

The Spanish MA program from University of South Carolina is your opportunity to participate in the intellectual and social life of a vigorous department while obtaining an advanced degree. The Spanish Studies Program at the University of South Carolina invites you to pursue the in-depth study of literatures and cultures of the Spanish-speaking world. Our department fosters interdisciplinary growth through its strengths in cultural studies, gender studies, literary history and theory, linguistics, and comparative literature. As a student in the M.A. program you can work with many scholars to experience first hand how new ideas are created through the research process. Best of all, you can join a community that you will feel part of by socializing with faculty and peers, teaching and collaborating in intellectual endeavors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spanish Linguistics
  • Graduate Studies in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Spanish Language History and/or Development
  • Spanish Language
  • Spanish Literature or Spanish-American Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • MP3 Recording
  • Official GRE Score 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 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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