Spanish Major (Online)

The ability to write and speak Spanish has never been more relevant for traveling, teaching or business—and Northern's online bachelor's degree in Spanish will prepare you for a rewarding career.

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College of Arts and Sciences

Spanish Major (Online)

NSU Spanish majors take courses that concentrate on real-world application. With our bachelor's degree in Spanish, offered online and on campus, you'll be equipped to apply your Spanish knowledge, practice and experience to best serve your interests and career pursuits.

Through NSU's bachelor's degree in Spanish, you'll gain an understanding of Spanish and Spanish-based culture and language as it thrives outside the classroom. Engaging, stimulating Spanish instruction is provided by instructors with actual field experience in Spanish-speaking countries.

Familiarity and experience with Spanish can advance the career aspirations of anyone seeking to succeed as a professional in the global economy. Many employers seek out applicants who speak more than one language and are knowledgeable about other cultures.

NSU also offers a popular four-week study-abroad opportunity to take intensive Spanish courses in Santiago, Chile.



Now, Northern is offering an online dual-degree option that will allow you to obtain both an International Business degree and a Spanish degree in only four years! Having a business background along with Spanish language skills will prepare you for careers in a variety of national and international workplace settings. LEARN MORE about this new online option!





Foreign-language graduate employment is concentrated in private, for-profit businesses and corporations; and in the education sector, mostly as secondary school teachers.

Potential job titles include elementary, middle, and high school teacher; adult educator; interpreter; news analyst, reporter, and correspondent; writer, editor and translator; advertising, marketing, and public relations specialist; and foreign service officer.

For more information on careers in your major or help choosing a major, contact the NSU Career Center.

Contact Information 

For more information about this degree, offered online and on campus, contact Jessica Ness, or call 605-626-2272 or 605-626-7900.

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