12 months
Duration
25200 USD/year
23544 USD/year
11720 USD/year
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About

The Asian Languages and Civilizations - Japanese MA program from Arizona State University can prepare students for further academic training or work in fields such as law, business or journalism and for entrance into professional schools.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This Asian Languages and Civilizations - Japanese MA program from Arizona State University  has strong resources for providing a substantial, well rounded education to excel in any field you choose to go into with a Master of Arts in Japanese.

The Asian languages faculty in the School of International Letters and Cultures offers a graduate program leading to an MA in Asian languages and civilizations (Japanese). In addition to preparing some students for further academic training, the program helps to prepare students for jobs relating to Japan (in fields such as law, business or journalism) and for entrance into professional schools.

Career Opportunities

Professionals with this degree can confidently move into academic, business and international fields. Skills developed through this program are valued for teaching positions, translation work or work in a larger sector such as governmental, diplomatic and international business career opportunities.

Career examples include:

  • area, ethnic, and cultural studies teachers, postsecondary
  • foreign language and literature teachers, postsecondary
  • foreign service
  • interpreters and translators
  • lawyers
  • reporters and correspondents
  • social and community service managers
  • state department
  • supply chain managers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Japan
  • Japan Society and Values
  • Art of Japan 
  • Geography of Asia 
  • Japanese Oral Communication
  • Japanese Literature and the Art of Translation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree, in Japanese or a related field, from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00= "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00= "A") in an applicable master's degree program.

All applicants must submit:

  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • personal statement
  • resume
  • writing sample
  • three letters of recommendation
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25200 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Tempe Junction

900 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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