M.A. Program Requirements
To apply to the Spanish Program, you must apply online through the Graduate School. Collect and submit all additional supporting materials in one packet and send to the Graduate School, not to the Spanish Program.
The Personal Statement for the Graduate Application should be written in Spanish. Two of the three letters of recommendation should come from professors. GREs are not required.
In addition to meeting the general Graduate School requirements, applicants must have received a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with an undergraduate major in Spanish or its equivalent.
Fall: March 15
Spring: December 1st
Additional Requirements for those Applying for the Accelerated B.A./M.A. Program in Spanish
Applicants to the B.A./M.A.program in Spanish are expected to have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher and a GPA of 3.5 in the Spanish major. Particular attention is paid to grades earned within the Spanish major. The personal statement for the graduate application should be written in Spanish. Two letters of recommendation are required and may come from current or former professors. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required.
Admissions and Application Requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Spanish
Students applying for the Graduate Certificate in Spanish must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). If the B.A./B.S. degree did not include a major or concentration in Spanish, students must have completed advanced-level conversation, composition or advanced language course(s), or equivalent. Study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country is highly recommended. Degree and course equivalency is determined on a case-by-case basis, in consultation with the Graduate Coordinator (who serves as the administrator for the Certificate Program).
The Graduate Certificate application consists of:
- An online application for admission (available through the UNH Graduate School website: https://www.gradschool.unh.edu/apply.php).
- Undergraduate transcripts.
- Two letters of recommendation are required and may come from current or former professors or colleagues.
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required.