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Application Requirements & Deadlines

M.A.T.

To apply for the Graduate Program for Spanish, please click here to direct you to Graduate Admissions.

 

DEADLINE: Fall (August 15), Spring (December 1), Summer (April 15)

These are strict deadlines.  If your application is not complete by the deadline, you will be considered for the following semester.  It is the applicant's responsibility to make sure their application is complete.

  • Application for admission

  • Official transcripts

  • Bachelor’s degree in Spanish or at least 12 upper division (300 or 400 level) or graduate credits in Spanish language, linguistics, literature, translation, culture, or civilizations

  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 out of 4.0 total, or equivalent

  • A valid license to teach Spanish OR a valid provisional/temporary license for an applicant pursuing licensure/certification OR relevant work experience of at least three years

  • Three letters of recommendation, two of which should be written by former professors

  • A personal statement, written in Spanish, which expresses the applicant’s purpose and goals in pursuing the MAT

  • The TOEFL or IELTS if the applicant’s undergraduate degree is from a non-English speaking university

  • No GRE required

 

 

M.A. Option in Translation/Interpreting

DEADLINE:  March 15 (Fall), December 1 (Spring)  

  • Application 

  • Two Personal Statements (one in English and one in Spanish)

  • *Two sets of official transcripts from each postsecondary institution attended

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • GRE scores

  • TOEFL is required for non-native speakers of English

 


M.A./Ph.D. in Spanish Literature

DEADLINE: January 9  

  • Application

  • Personal Statement

  • *Two sets of official transcripts from each postsecondary institution attended

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • Writing sample (no more than 20 pages)

  • GRE scores

  • TOEFL is required for non-native speakers of English

 



Ph.D. in Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition

DEADLINE: January 9 

  • Application

  • Two Personal Statements (one in English and one in Spanish)

  • *Two sets of official transcripts from each postsecondary institution attended

  • Three letters of recommendation

  • GRE scores

  • TOEFL is required for non-native speakers of English

     

    *Educational records in any language other than English must be accompanied by a certified English translation.

 

 

**Alternate Route Program
For more information on the Alternate Route program, please contact:
 
Heather Ngoma
The Center for Effective School Practice – GSE
80 Cottontail Lane, Suite 410
Somerset, NJ 08873
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