The M.A. in Spanish offers teaching assistantships (tuition and fees, plus a stipend of $11,349 per academic year). Tuition waivers and other scholarships are available on a competitive basis. Graduate Teaching Assistants teach 3 courses per academic year (2 courses one semester, and 1 course the other semester). The program intends to prepare students for success in the professional world and/or a Ph.D. program.