12 months
1329 USD/credit 39870 USD/year
1329 USD/credit 39870 USD/year
966 USD/credit 28980 USD/year
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The graduate program in Spanish at Temple University integrates the established fields of Literature and Linguistics. 


At the M.A. level, the Spanish program at Temple University develops advanced Spanish-language skills for diverse careers and trains students in the exercise of research and pedagogical skills necessary for the pursuit of the Ph.D.

Future Career

Study Abroad: Students may apply one approved non-Temple graduate course done in a Spanish-speaking country toward fulfillment of the M.A. requirements in Spanish. Opportunities for graduate study abroad through Temple programs are available occasionally.

Areas of Specialization: Areas of specialization include:

  • Spanish Peninsular Literature
  • Spanish American Literature
  • Hispanic Linguistics

Job Prospects: Graduates of the M.A. program in Spanish typically find employment in secondary education, in business and government, and in social and medical services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Directed Readings
  • Survey in Spanish Literature
  • Medieval Spanish Literature
  • 16th and 17th Century Spanish Literature
  • Cervantes
  • 18th and 19th Century Spanish Literature
  • Hispanic Modernism
  • 20th and 21st Century Spanish Literature
  • Survey in Spanish-American Literature
  • Spanish-American Short Story

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 3
  • Coursework Required for Admission Consideration
  • Statement of Goals: Approximately 2 to 3 pages include your interest in Temple's Spanish program, future career goals, research goals, academic achievements, and any related experience.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current resume required.
  • Writing Sample: A paper or journal article written in Spanish is required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    39870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    39870 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1329 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 966 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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