Program Requirements (Prior to Fall 2021)

Although the Department offers both the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, the graduate program is essentially a Ph.D. program. The M.A. degree in Spanish or in Portuguese is a degree awarded upon successful completion of the first phase of the doctoral program. The Ph.D. program is in Hispanic Languages and Literatures.

Below is a quick summary of requirements for your perusal. For the official Spanish and Portuguese program requirements please visit UCLA’s Graduate Division website.

Course Requirements for the M.A. in Spanish Literature and Linguistics
Course Requirements for the M.A. in Portuguese Literature and Linguistics
Course Requirements for the Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures