The Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Colorado Boulder offers a Master of Arts program in Spanish with four areas of emphasis: Peninsular and Latin American literature; Hispanic linguistics; Spanish & Portuguese studies; and teaching Spanish. We also offer a Doctor of Philosophy program in Spanish with three areas of emphasis: Peninsular literature; medieval and early modern Hispanic literatures; and Latin American literature.
All students are eligible for graduate teaching assistantships. These appointments include a monthly stipend and tuition remission, and cover all student health insurance premiums.
Grants and fellowships (summer, research, travel) are also available by application.
Our graduates have secured excellent jobs as teachers and researchers. Recent PhD graduates hold tenure-track jobs at schools such as Dartmouth, Middlebury, Carnegie Mellon, Wake Forest, Texas A&M, University of San Diego, Lehigh University, West Point Military Academy, the University of Texas at Austin, Colorado College and Temple University.