B.A. On Campus


Messiah College

48 months
36340 USD/year
36340 USD/year
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As a Spanish major at Messiah College, your knowledge of "our global village" will expand as you prepare to engage the people of the Spanish-speaking regions of the world. Messiah's Spanish program encompasses a wide variety of courses in the language proper, as well as in the history, literature, culture and civilization of the Spanish-speaking populations.


Spanish at Messiah College

At Messiah College, one of the top private Christian colleges in the U.S., you’ll find yourself fully immersed in Spanish language, culture and literature as you learn from faculty who have studied and lived in Spanish-speaking regions of the world. Through challenging coursework and study abroad immersion experiences, you’ll develop linguistic competence and critical thinking skills. Introductory-level Spanish courses focus on grammar, phonetics, conversation and composition. Beyond that, you will divide your studies between Latin American and Peninsular Spanish.

You may wish to pursue teaching certification, grades K–12. In addition to general education and Spanish requirements, you will take a variety of education courses, including two field experiences and the student teaching semester.

Career options for Spanish majors

  • Teacher
  • Translator
  • Interpreter
  • TESOL teacher
  • International field worker
  • Immigration

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Spanish I
  • Fundamentals of Spanish II
  • Intermediate Spanish
  • Spanish Conversation and Composition
  • Modern Languages Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36340 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    36340 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36340 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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