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Graduate Level Academic Credit:
University of Southern Mississippi

There are three types of graduate level credit that you can earn from USM while studying in a foreign country: Graduate level language credits, Graduate credits for Study Abroad (for teachers/professionals), and a Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages.

The following AmeriSpan programs have been approved by USM for graduate level credit in foreign languages:

  • Canada: Montreal 
  • Costa Rica: Alajuela, Heredia, San Joaquin de Flores, Monteverde & San Jose
  • Ecuador: Quito
  • France: Bordeaux & Paris
  • Germany: Berlin
  • Italy: Rome
  • Mexico: Cuernavaca & Oaxaca
  • Spain: Barcelona, Madrid, Marbella, Sevilla 

> Click here for an application and information for graduate level credit in French, Spanish, and German

> Click here for an application packet for Graduate Level credit for Study Abroad - This academic credit option is geared towards teachers and professionals who need to earn graduate level credit for professional purposes, but do not need to apply them towards a degree. This option is available for ALL language levels. 

Graduate Credit
Please check the Closed Dates of your language program.
If the school is closed for more than two days in one week, that week will not count towards the total number of weeks required for credit.

Credit Hours Total Cost for Credit # of Weeks Required










> Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign LanguagesEarn a master's degree in two summers! 

Students should register for credit at least 4 weeks prior to their start date at an AmeriSpan language program.  No credit will be granted to students who register later than their first week of classes.  


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