M.A. On Campus


University of Florida

24 months
30134 USD/year
30134 USD/year
12740 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department is able to offer most students a teaching assistantship that provides a maintenance stipend and includes a tuition waiver. Contingent on positive performance in teaching and graduate work, M.A. students are guaranteed four semesters of support. The Spanish program is offered at University of Florida.


Key facts:

  • The main prerequisite for admission to the M.A. program at University of Florida is an undergraduate major in Spanish, ideally including advanced courses in the proposed area of specialization. Applicants for the Ph.D. should hold an M.A. or equivalent degree in Spanish. At the discretion of the Graduate Studies Committee, candidates from related fields of study (History, Sociology…) may be offered a conditional admission into the Ph.D. program pending the passing of the M.A. Comprehensive Examination within the first year of study.
  • Prospective students are encouraged to review the departmental webpage in order to familiarize themselves with the program and the application process. Only those applications including all required materials and submitted by the advertised deadlines will be considered.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Composition and Syntax
  • Formal Instruction and Acquisition of Spanish
  • Special Study in Spanish Linguistics
  • Advanced Spanish Phonetics
  • Sociolinguistics of the Spanish-Speaking World
  • Spanish and Spanish-American Dialectology
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Medieval Spanish Linguistics
  • Structure of Spanish
  • Spanish in Contact: Issues in Bilingualism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognized baccalaureate, graduate or professional degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a comparable degree from an international institution.
  • For applicants with a bachelor’s degree only, a minimum grade point average of B (3.0), calculated from all grades and credits after the semester where the applicant reached 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours is required. Applicants should refer directly to their intended academic units for Graduate Record  Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) requirements. If required, academic test scores are used in the context of a holistic credential review process. 

Tuition Fee

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    30134 USD/year
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  • National

    30134 USD/year
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  • In-State

    12740 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12740 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Gainesville

900 - 1335 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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