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Graduate Certificate: Spanish as a Heritage Language

How to Apply for the Certificate

Individuals interested in the Graduate Certificate in Spanish as a Heritage Language should fill out the CollegeNET Graduate Certificate Application

Requirements

  • BA in Spanish or equivalent
  • Official transcript (An unofficial transcript may be uploaded by the student to CollegeNET in the Application for the review process. An official transcript must be received before staring the Certificate)
  • A statement in Spanish of 1-2 pages stating why you are interesting in completing the Graduate Certificate in Spanish as a Heritage Language
  • A letter of support from the applicant’s supervisor/department chair/principal and names and contact information for 2 references
  • TOEFL (for international students)
  • Completed CollegeNET Graduate Certificate Application

Documents should be sent to:
Graduate Certificate in Spanish as a Heritage Language
Department of Hispanic Studies
3553 Cullen Boulevard Room 416
Houston, TX 77204-3062
University of Houston

For more information please contact:
Dr. Paola Arboleda-Ríos, Graduate Advisor, at parboeda@uh.edu
Dr. Marta Fairclough, Director, Spanish Heritage Language Program, at mfairclough@uh.edu

Application Fees

  • National Graduate
    • Total cost, $75.00
    • Payable to University of Houston
  • International Graudate Student
    • Total cost, $150.00
    • Payable to University of Houston

Deadlines

  • Deadline for applicants: May 1, 2015; July 1; November 1