Close to 500 million people speak Spanish and 20 countries have it as their official language. Spanish is the second-most spoken language in the U.S. (41 million Spanish speakers), giving you a local and a global advantage when it comes to job and business opportunities, travel, and life experiences.

Listen to what our alumni have to say about our program and the importance of learning another language.

Degree Programs

Students will gain an understanding of Spanish cultures, literature and history that will help give students an edge when looking for job opportunities that are based in or do business with other companies in Spanish-speaking nations.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Study Abroad in Spain, Ecuador or Costa Rica program offers a serious academic experience that affords an opportunity to study the Spanish language, Spanish Culture, and Spanish or Spanish American Literature in a natural setting.

Spanish Language Hub

The Spanish Language Hub offers the students a variety of opportunities to practice their Spanish. 

Student Organizations

Students have the opportunity to get engaged in community and university activities and organizations that allow them to use their language and understanding of culture.

Spanish Program Faculty & Contact Information

Questions? Feel free to contact us to learn more about the Spanish Program.