Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application will open August 1. March 15 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration.

Program Begins
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

Test Requirements

 *GRE or Alternative to the GRE

*Applicants who have significant work experience in an educational setting may apply for a GRE Waiver of the GRE requirement for admission to the program. In these cases, applicants must prove they are licensed practicing teachers and/or they have 5 years or more experience teaching Spanish in an organizational setting.

Required Electronically
  • Application
  • Application fee
  • Official GRE scores

Transcripts of all previous academic work at the undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) level. 
Applicants must upload unofficial copies of their transcripts and if admitted, all transcripts will be verified by the Graduate School. Applicants who previously attended James Madison University still need to upload an unofficial transcript, but do not need to provide official transcripts for verification.

Required by Program
  • Current resume or CV
  • Personal statement - video recording
  • Two-to-three page essay explaining why you are pursuing a Dual Master's Degree in Spanish Language and Culture for Educators.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • An officially accredited report of B2 Spanish level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) or Spanish as a native language or a Bachelor's degree in Spanish


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