Columbia University

Spanish and Portuguese - Master


630 West 169th Street

New York City, NY 10027

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Spanish and Portugese;M.Phil. - Spanish and Portugese;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Residence: Two Residence Units (two semesters of full-time registration). The degree is expected to be completed in two continuous semesters.

Languages: Reading knowledge of one foreign language that is pertinent to the student's program (typically Latin, French, Italian, or Portuguese) demonstrated by testing in the relevant department.

Courses: Eight courses are required (24 points). Students are expected to take a variety of courses that expose them to all periods of Hispanic culture. No R-credit courses or courses of independent study are accepted for this degree.

Master's Evaluation: At the end of the student's first year the faculty evaluates all aspects of a student's academic performance during the year. If the student's performance is judged to be satisfactory he or she is recommended for receipt of the Master's degree en route.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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