Portuguese Language

Learning Portuguese can be beneficial either for personal use or as a professional tool. Degrees in Portuguese are available at the associate's through doctoral degree levels. Read on to learn more about relevant education and career options.

Inside the Portuguese Language

Portuguese, one of the Romance languages, is the official language of various countries, including Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau and East Timor, and it's widely spoken in many other areas of Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. It is also an official language of the European Union, the African Union and Mercosul.

Education Information

Degree programs in Portuguese are available at the bachelor's through doctoral degree levels. Associate's degrees in Portuguese language study can typically be transferred to a 4-year degree program. Studies in Portuguese can include exploring the language, literature and culture. Topics covered in a Portuguese language program include vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and conversation skills that develop written and verbal proficiency. The following articles detail information about degree programs in closely related fields of study:

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