M.A. in World Languages and Cultures - Spanish and Hispanic Studies

Our master's degree with a specialization in Spanish and Hispanic studies offers significant learning experiences. It will give you a solid foundation for a career in many private and public fields.

Your coursework will center on the literatures, civilizations and cultures of Spain and Latin America. You'll learn key linguistic aspects of the Spanish language, as well as translation theory and practice. As you focus on theoretical or applied research interests, you'll receive guidance from our dedicated faculty.

View tuition and fee information. Financial support is available in the form of assistantships. View our upcoming course offerings.

How to Apply

Visit the Graduate School to apply for admission. Your application materials will include your GRE score.

Thesis Guidelines

You may choose to complete a thesis as part of your degree. We're committed to diversity in theories and methods, and support a wide range of pursuits. Depending on your interests, you can focus on areas such as literature, culture, translation or linguistics. Read more about choosing a research project.

For more information, visit the Thesis and Dissertation Office or the Office of Research Compliance, Integrity and Safety. You can contact the thesis and dissertation advisor, Carolyn Law, at claw@niu.edu.