American University

College of Arts and Sciences

Spanish & Latin American Studies (MA)


4400 Massachusetts Ave NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Spanish & Latin American Studies (MA)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Arts degree in Spanish: Latin American Studies at American University provides students with a wealth of knowledge which focuses on cultural studies, interdisciplinary Latin American Studies, international relations, literature, and language. Specialized knowledge of Spanish language and Latin America can provide students with a competitive edge when pursuing careers such as education, translation, business, etc. Improved interpretive and communicative skills acquired in the program also prepare graduates for success in PhD programs valuing critical analysis.


American University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the CHEA.

International Student Requirements:

Please see American University's College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Admission’s website for admission requirements.

Facts & Figures

# of Credits Required: 33

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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