Master of Arts in Spanish
New Mexico State University

Program Details

The New Mexico State University offers an online Spanish degree, the Master of Arts in Spanish.  This degree in Spanish is beneficial for students who want to work with the fastest growing language in the United States in some capacity.  It is also available for language professionals who want to learn more of the Spanish language.  There are two areas of interest that students must choose between:

  • Linguistics
  • Literature

While each student must choose one of these areas of study to focus on, students also have to option of completing the other area as a minor at the master’s level.


  • Must have a BA in Spanish or related area
  • An undergraduate upper division GPA of 3.0 or above
  • A current resume
  • Three recent letters of recommendation
  • A writing sample in Spanish of at least six pages in length
  • A language evaluation form to be completed by a university professor
  • An introductory letter

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission