Graduate Studies in Spanish at Northern Illinois University

M.A. Spanish Requirements

Current Graduate Catalog – Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures

Graduate School Application

Application Deadlines

For GRE testing dates, fees, and locations, visit the Graduate Record Examinations website –

Master’s Thesis Critical Dates and Deadlines

Carolyn Law, Thesis and Dissertation Advisor (

Thesis Office Staff: Adams Hall, Room 104 Monday-Thursday 10 am – 2 pm

Checklist for Master’s Thesis Process

Choosing a Research Project 

Thesis proposal

Summary of Courses

Student Forms:

Thesis Committee Approval Form

IRB Inquiry Form

Request for Oral Defense of Thesis

Results of Oral Defense of Thesis

Templates and Example Pages

Project Thesis NIU: A blog for thesis and dissertation writers

The Thesis Office

The Office of Research Compliance and Integrity

Preparing to Graduate: Important Information You Need to Know