Within the online application system, applicants must provide general information (including educational history details), as well as the following specific program requirements.

Applicants must also request official transcripts, and any required graduate test and/or language proficiency official scores, be sent to WMU.

Application deadlines

On-going; students may be admitted for each semester. Application must be received by February 15 to be considered for a graduate assistantship.

Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV)

A resume or curriculum vitae (CV) is required; please submit within the online application system.

Graduate test

This program requires the General GRE.

Note: International applicants may have to provide evidence of English language proficiency. More information can be found within the online application.


This program requires three recommendations. Please send email requests for such recommendations from within the online system.

Written statement

Please prepare a statement which covers the following information, and attach it within the online application:

Please summarize in Spanish your academic, professional or scholarship activities and indicate how these experiences make you an ideal candidate for our program. This statement (double-spaced and between 350-500 words) will demonstrate your communication skills and writing competence in Spanish.

Previous written work

Submit one previous piece of written work in Spanish.

Other program materials

This program does not require any other program materials to be submitted.

Additional information

Selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview in Spanish, either in person or by telephone.

If you have any questions, please review the website below for program and contact information.

Department of Spanish — College of Arts and Sciences

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