College of Arts & Sciences

Hispanic Studies - Graduate (Ph.D)

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The reputation of the Department of Hispanic Studies at the University of Kentucky is based on the department's long, outstanding history and a tradition of exciting and innovative scholarship on the part of its faculty. The newly revised program in Hispanic Studies aims to prepare students for successful careers as scholars and teachers by providing them with a strong background in Spanish and Spanish American letters and a wide variety of other cultural forms that is supported by a strong critical foundation and informed by an emphasis on interdisciplinarity.

Doctoral Program Description

Students who enter the Ph.D. program can earn an M.A. en passant.

Doctoral (PhD) Degree - Application Requirements

Hispanic Studies Doctoral (PhD) Degree - Application Requirements
CV Upload Required No
CV Instructions N/A
Personal Statement Upload Required Yes
Personal Statement Instructions Please submit a two-to-three page statement explaining your academic formation and interests.
Writing Sample Upload Required Yes
Writing Sample Instructions Please submit an example of scholarly, academic writing in Spanish.
Assistantship App Available* No
Assistantship App URL* N/A
Additional Docs Instructions N/A
GRE or GMAT GRE
GRE Subject Test N/A
Spring App Deadline Applications not accepted
Summer App Deadline Applications not accepted
Fall App Deadline January 30
Number of Recommendations 3 Letters of Recommendation.

*Optional - you may upload a blank document, if you do not intend to apply for assistance.

Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.

Admissions Officer Contact Information

Maureen Barker

201D Gillis Building
859-257-7129
maureen.barker@uky.edu