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The secret to bringing the world together lies in the classroom. Learning a foreign language fosters a deeper understanding of people from all across the world. If you want your career to make an impact, NSU can transform you into the ultimate unifier.

The Master of Science in Spanish Language Education challenges you to expand your mastery of the language while studying innovative teaching methodologies, culture, literature, and linguistics. Learn how to teach K-12 learners at all levels, including heritage speakers and those learning Spanish as second language. (Please note: This degree program is conducted entirely in Spanish, so you must be proficient in the language in order to succeed.)

Our graduates use their love of language for a better tomorrow, having careers as elementary or high school lead language teachers, college Spanish language professors and linguists for the military, law enforcement or federal agencies. Sharks play their part in connecting borders, one conjugation at a time.

Who Should Apply

  • Practicing Spanish language teachers seeking a graduate degree and greater expertise in the field.
  • Bachelor graduates from any career field with strong Spanish proficiency who strive to further their skills and/or teach the language.

Take the next steps to success. Apply for NSU’s M.S. in Spanish Language Education.

Quick Facts

Tuition is $1,130 per credit hour. Additional fees apply. See Tuition and Fees for details. 
NSU’s M.S. in Spanish Language Education program is 36 total credits to complete.
Delivery Options
Coursework for the Master of Science in Spanish Language Education program is conducted entirely online, allowing you to earn your degree without work disruption or long commutes.
Application Deadlines
Applications for admission are accepted online and on a rolling basis for all graduate programs throughout the calendar year.

Earning Potential

High School Teachers $62,870 Median Salary Per Year
Interpreters/Translators $52,330 Median Salary Per Year
Postsecondary Teachers $80,560 Median Salary Per Year

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020

M.S. in Education - Spanish Language Education

Program Requirements (36 Credits)
CUR 526
Educational Research for Practitioners (CUR 526 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 530
Advanced Spanish Grammar (LANG 530 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 531
Advanced Spanish Composition (LANG 531 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 545
Peoples and Cultures of Spain (LANG 545 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 550
Spanish Linguistics for Teachers (LANG 550 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 551
Teaching Spanish to Heritage Speakers (LANG 551 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 556
Peoples and Cultures of Latin America (LANG 556 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 561
Representative Spanish Authors II (LANG 561 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 576
Readings in Content Area Spanish (LANG 576 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 581
Foreign Language Methods (LANG 581 / Credits: 3 )
LANG 560*
Representative Spanish Authors (LANG 560* / Credits: 3 )
LANG 575*
Spanish Children's Literature (LANG 575* / Credits: 3 )
LANG 699
Applied Professional Experience in Spanish Language Education (LANG 699 / Credits: 3 )

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