M.A. On Campus

Asian Studies

Seton Hall University

24 months
1354 USD/credit
1354 USD/credit
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In today’s global marketplace, an M.A. in Asian Studies offered by Seton Hall University can take you far — whether you’re planning a career in government, international services, research, teaching or business.


This program offered by Seton Hall University illuminates Asia’s cultures and languages, blending history with contemporary developments. Hailed as one of the  pioneers in the nation  for more than 50 years, Seton Hall’s Asian Studies program has been recognized for its outstanding faculty and quality programs. We offer three versions of this degree, so wherever you’d like to end up, we can help you get there.

The programme

Translated into Chinese, Seton Hall University means “The East-West University.” It’s a fitting name, especially in our Asian Studies program. Our students take courses in Chinese civilization, the history and culture of Japan, and modern and contemporary East Asia. Some also choose to study Chinese (Mandarin) or Japanese. You may pick from three versions of this degree: a traditional M.A., with or without thesis (39 credits), an M.A. with a track in teaching Chinese language and culture (39 credits), or a dual M.A. with the School of Diplomacy and International Relations (60 credits).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Traditional East Asia
  • Survey of Chinese Civilization
  • Foundations of Chinese Civilization
  • Development of Chinese Civilization
  • Maturity of Chinese Civilization
  • History and Culture of Japan
  • Modern East Asia
  • Contemporary East Asia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Graduate Application with Fee
  • Résumé
  • Personal Statement
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1354 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1354 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1354 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1354 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for South Orange

1702 - 4188 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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