Ph.D. Graduates Hispanic Studies, 2015.
Are you ready for the challenge?
The graduate program offers both Doctoral and Master's programs in the fields of Hispanic Literature and Linguistics. These degrees are designed to help students who wish to pursue careers in college teaching and advanced university level research. In addition to offering Ph.D with a specialization in Literature or Linguistics, the program also offers several variations of a Master's degree. The department offers the traditional M.A.; and an M.A. in Salamanca, designed for elementary and secondary school teachers.
For more information about the course work, expectations, deadlines and the general progression of the master’s program please see the M.A. Students Handbook.
MA General Requirements
Arte Público Press and the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Project at UH, our Ph.D. program offers an optimal environment in which to achieve excellence.
For more information about the course work, expectations and the progression of the PhD program please see the PhD Students Handbook.
PhD General Requirements
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Teaching Assistant (TA) Information
Teaching and research assistantships are available for qualified graduate students. The following benefits accompany both graduate assistantships:
- TAs and RAs work half-time appointments (20 hours per week)
- Receive 100% reduction of tuition (excluding fees; they must be registered for nine hours each semester)
- A monthly salary (nine months) in return for their duties.
The Spanish Ph.D. Fellowship Award is a special initiative of this program that emphasize the study of the literature, language and culture of the U.S. Hispanic people and offers a stipend in addition to the graduate assistantship to one outstanding incoming student.
Downloable Application for Graduate Assistantship in Spanish