Application Requirements & Deadlines

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

 

Master of Arts for Teachers of Spanish (M.A.T.)

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester  August 15th
Spring Semester December 1st
Summer Semester April 15th

 

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. Note: each program sets its own application deadline.

 

M.A.T. Application Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all universities applicant has attended- both undergradaute and graduate

  • 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

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation, 2 of which should be written by former professors that can assess the applicant’s academic performance

  • A personal statement, written in Spanish, which expresses the applicant’s purpose and goals in pursuing the M.A.T.

  • The TOEFL or IELTS if the applicant’s undergraduate degree is from a non-English speaking university
    The Graduate School, New Brunswick website provides a detailed explanation of the expectations for this requirement.

  • GREs will not be taken in into account in determining admission.

Upon submission of all materials, the Spanish Graduate Admissions Committee will review each packet and make the decision regarding the student’s acceptance or rejection following the deadlines posted.

 Online Graduate Application

 

M.A. Option in Translation and Interpreting

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester  March 15th
Spring Semester December 1st

 

M.A. Option in Translation and Interpreting Application Requirements:

  • Application 

  • 2 Personal Statements (1 in English & 1 in Spanish)

  • *2 sets of official transcripts from each post secondary institution attended

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

  • GREs are optional

  • TOEFL is required for non-native speakers of English

 
Online Graduate Application

 

Ph.D. in Latin American, Iberian, and Luso-Afro-Brazilian Literatures and Cultures (LAILAB)

Application Deadline: 

January 7th

 

Application Requirements:

  • Personal Statement
  • For Fall 2023 an MA degree in a related field is required. *2 sets of official transcripts from each post secondary institution attended
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing sample (no more than 20 pages)
  • GREs are recommended but not required
  • TOEFL is required for non-native speakers of English 
  • Curriculum vitae


    Online Graduate Application

 

Ph.D. in Bilingualism and Second Language Acquisition

 

Application Deadline: 

January 7th

 

Ph.D. BSLA Application Requirements:

  • 2 Personal Statements (one in English and one in Spanish)
  • For Fall 2023 an MA degree in a related field is required. *2 sets of official transcripts from each post secondary institution attended

  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

  • TOEFL is required for non-native speakers of English

  • GREs are recommended but not required

Online Graduate Application

 

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