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Florida International University

Department of Modern Languages

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Modern Languages is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Spanish
Master of Arts (MA) Spanish

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 2 Foreign Languages
Comp Exam Required
Thesis or 6 elective credits
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 1120) or EXADEP (minimum score of 500)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

17
Applied
7
Accepted
5
Enrolled
41%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, resume, writing sample in Spanish (6-7 pages minimum), 2 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test (minimum score of 1120) or EXADEP (minimum score of 500)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, letter of intent, resume, writing sample in Spanish (15 pages minimum), 2 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

36
Total Graduate Students
22%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 75%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 21
Male (14)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Peninsular Spanish literature, Spanish-American literature, cultural studies, film studies, bilingualism
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Pascale Becel
Chair
Email: Pascale.Becel@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-1944
Fax: 305-348-1085

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