24 months
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729 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
729 USD/credit 17496 USD/year
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About

Whether your interest is in Japanese literature, culture, history or language, this flexible Japanese MA program from DePaul University and its customizable curriculum allow you to develop advanced, specialized expertise.

Overview

This Japanese MA program from DePaul University is ideal for both those who wish to pursue careers in translation, teaching or cultural institutions and for those who are preparing for an academic career.

The program may be completed in two years. Core courses are offered in the evenings, while most elective courses are offered in the afternoon/evening.

Gain real-world experience

  • As part of your service learning experience, you’ll have opportunities to apply your linguistic expertise across the city of Chicago. Work with organizations like the Japanese Cultural Center, the Japanese American Service Committee and the Consulate-General of Japan.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Foundations
  • Language, Self, and Society
  • Communities of Practice
  • MA Capstone

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Credits

48 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university in the United States or abroad,
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (on a scale where A=4.0) in all undergraduate coursework, and
  • At least 20 quarter credit-hours of advanced undergraduate coursework in the target language OR a rating of at least “Intermediate High” on both the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) and Writing Proficiency Test (WPT) for the target language. 

In addition, applicants must submit:

  • Two letters of recommendation, and
  • One letter that explains the applicant’s areas of professional interest and reasons for seeking advanced training in language and culture. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    17496 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 729 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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