Master of Arts in Spanish

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The Online Master's Program in Spanish is designed for students interested in pursuing a Master's degree in Spanish that may not be able to do so in an on-campus environment due to jobs and/or distance (in other parts of the US or Internationally). It is particularly suited for those that have a Bachelor's degree in Spanish or other language professionals. Students study for their MA in Spanish focusing on one of two main areas of interest: Linguistics or Literature.

College: Arts & Sciences
Delivery Format: 100% online
Program Credits: 36 credits (12 courses)
Program Length: 2 years
Cost Per Credit Hour: $411.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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OccupationsSalary Range
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education$40,970 - $99,890
Lawyers$56,100 - $153,750
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education$41,380 - $101,980
Interpreters and Translators$35,140 - $69,070
Foreign Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary$45,710 - $99,310

NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440

Since 2009, the MA in Spanish program has partnered with the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) to offer graduate level credits for members of the association at the annual conference. It also provides ongoing training opportunities with the AATSP for current teachers.  

Contact Information
Name:Dr. Jeff Longwell
Titlee:Dir. Graduate Programs
Phone: 575 646-2726