60 months
33600 USD/year
33600 USD/year
13400 USD/year
Tuition fee
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This Spanish - Hispanic Linguistics program from University of Arizona is designed to train students to address a variety of scientific and scholarly questions pertaining to the study of the Spanish language from structural, societal, experimental, acquisitional, and pedagogical perspectives.

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Key Features

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese offers a Ph.D. with a Spanish - Hispanic Linguistics degree at University of Arizona

Admission to all graduate programs requires the completion of a bachelor's degree with a major in the proposed field of study. Admission to the doctoral program in Spanish is dependent upon the completion of a Master of Arts degree in Spanish at the University of Arizona or elsewhere.

For questions regarding the graduate programs, please contact either the Director of Graduate Studies or the Program Coordinator of the Graduate Studies Program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development of Spanish Medieval, Renaissance, and Golden Age Literature
  • Medieval Literature, Renaissance, and Golden Age Literature
  • Development of 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st-Century Spanish Literature
  • 18th, 19th, 20th & 21st Century Spanish Literature
  • Development of Spanish-American Literature: Pre-Columbian Period to Independence
  • Spanish-American Literature: Pre-Columbian Period to Independence

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


69 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must hold, or anticipate completing by the time of admission, an M.A. degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or the equivalent degree from a university outside the U.S., have a minimum grade point average of 3.4 on a 4-point scale in the M.A. in Spanish, and meet the general requirements of the Graduate College.
  • Three letters of reference, at least one of which must be from a professor who did not serve on the student's M.A. examination committee
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose written in Spanish by the student
  • A writing sample in Spanish
  • Graduate College Online Application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    33600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 USD per year during 60 months.
  • In-State

    13400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13400 USD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Tucson

830 - 1140 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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