German, M.A. | Florida State University | Tallahassee, United States
24 months
1110 USD/credit 16650 USD/year
1110 USD/credit 16650 USD/year
479 USD/credit 7185 USD/year
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The Department of Modern Languages at Florida State University offers a two-year MA degree program in German. Its main objective is to introduce graduate students to all important aspects of modern German culture.


The faculty is committed to providing graduate students with a firm foundation in scholarship and an opportunity to acquire teaching experience. 

Learning outcomes

The German students at Florida State University have been accepted into some of the best Ph.D. programs in the country or pursued other professional careers, e.g. at the Deutsche Schule in Chicago or at SAP in Karlsruhe. Expertise of German faculty and affiliated members is wide-ranging and comprises, for example: Literary studies from the eighteenth century to the present, German philosophy, history of ideas, Holocaust studies and human rights, nationalism, gender studies, performance & folklore studies, film studies. The German program encourages the pursuit of interdisciplinary interests and offers students ample opportunity to explore other intellectual disciplines.

The German Division also offers an MA in German Studies. The degree requires a thesis. The courses are determined in consultation with the Major Professor.

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Elementary German 
  • Intermediate German
  • German Grammar
  • Drama
  • E-series: “Robots, Monsters, Avatars: Technology and the (Post-)Human Condition”
  • Reading Knowledge (Examination)
  • Teaching Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA in German or equivalent, complete and acceptable academic transcripts ("good standing"); GRE score (Verbal and Quantitative);
  • GPA (of last two baccalaureate years) of at least 3.00 on a 4-point system;
  • TOEFL scores for foreign students whose native language is not English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1110 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7185 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 479 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Tallahassee

955 - 1345 USD /month
Living costs

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