Improve your Spanish fluency and instruction

This online master’s program is among the few in the U.S. focusing on Spanish education. Through the program, you will gain advanced pedagogical strategies plus linguistic and cultural fluency to enhance your teaching in middle school, high school or college-level Spanish classrooms. Online courses in Spanish, language acquisition and foreign language pedagogy will expand your expertise while keeping you current in the latest research about the language. Some coursework can be completed through study-abroad options designed to further enhance your Spanish language proficiency and cultural experiences. 

The program serves as professional development for in-service teachers to qualify for an increase in the salary schedule or to teach AP-level courses. The program can also prepare you to enter doctoral programs education.

Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Spanish education

Career Opportunities

  • High School Spanish Teacher
  • Middle School Spanish Teacher
  • Community College Instructor
  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Lecturer
  • Cultural programs director
  • Spanish tutor

Benefits of a Master's Degree

A graduate degree helps you advance your career by qualifying for higher positions with additional leadership opportunities. The median salary for those with master’s degrees is 16% higher than for those with an undergraduate degree, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.