Why Study Spanish?

Spanish is the world’s fourth most spoken language, and the United States is now the second-largest Spanish-speaking country. Fluency in Spanish is an asset in numerous career fields.

We offer excellent study abroad programs and a great college experience on one of the country’s most beautiful campuses. With professors with advanced degrees from top-rated institutions, the Spanish program at The University of Alabama offers high-quality education and a wide range of learning opportunities.

At the undergraduate level, our students have the opportunity to complete a major or minor in Spanish or a dual major in Spanish and business. We also offer an accelerated master’s program for undergraduate students who want to get a head start on their graduate studies.

At the graduate level, we offer a master’s and PhD program in Romance Languages with a concentration in Spanish literature or linguistics. Check the Graduate Admission Requirements page for more details.