Spanish Education

Our master's program in Spanish education is for you if you intend to teach Spanish particularly in public schools. The coursework of our program includes current theories and their implications for teaching methods, materials and assessment. 

On this page:

Why Spanish Education at UB?

The features of our program include:

  • opportunities to connect with and participate in local, regional and national professional organizations
  • research and evaluation projects, including field experiences and projects in collaboration with local foreign language and bilingual programs
  • respected leaders in foreign, second, bilingual and Spanish learning and teaching
  • study of developmental readers, foreign language reading processes, and reading instruction at elementary grades; second language literacy; adolescent literacy practice; language, literacy and culture; children's and young adult literature; and second/foreign language assessment
  • study of foreign and second language acquisition
  • study of foundations of foreign and second language education

To be eligible for this program, you must have majored in or completed 30 credit hours in SPANISH

Spanish Education Programs

Initial Initial / Professional Professional

Program Overview

Academic credential granted Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)
Certification option Successful completion of program leads to an institutional recommendation for NYS Initial Certification in Spanish Education
Grade levels 7 to 12
Credits required for completion 36
Time to completion 2 to 3 full-time semesters (summer start)
Course delivery On campus
Career opportunities Spanish teacher
Experiential contact hours
  • 115 hours of field experience
  • 1 full semester of student teaching
  • Additional clinical experience may be embedded in content coursework
Application deadline

Priority Deadlines

Nov. 1, then rolling until Dec. 1
Feb. 1, then rolling until April 15
Feb. 1, then rolling until July 15


Learn More

University Computing Standards

You are required to have daily access to a reliable broadband connection and a computer that meets university computing standards. You are also expected to have basic computer competency before beginning your coursework.