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Spanish*
(M.A.)

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*On-going; students may be admitted for each semester. Application must be received by February 15 to be considered for a graduate assistantship. Beginning Fall 2018 the program has been renamed Hispanic Studies.

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A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

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This program does not require a graduate test.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.

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This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

An image of a brown pencil on a gold background with a purple border.     Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Please summarize in Spanish your academic, professional or scholarship activities and indicate how these experiences make you an ideal candidate for our program. This statement (double-spaced and between 350-500 words) will demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence in Spanish.

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This program does not require any previous written work be submitted.

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This program does not require any other program materials to be submitted.

An image of a brown I in a brown circle on a gold background with a green border.     Additional information

Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview in Spanish, either in person or by telephone.

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Spanish — College of Arts and Sciences

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An official transcript from the institution from which you received your bachelor degree is required, as well as a transcript from institution(s) where any graduate level courses or degrees have been taken/completed. Applicants are not required to submit an official transcript of courses taken/completed at WMU.

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