24 months
60446 USD/year
60446 USD/year
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The East Asian Studies Center offers the interdisciplinary East Asian Area Studies MA program offered by University of Southern California.


What you will learn

The East Asian Area Studies MA program offered by University of Southern California provides a wide range of language, cultural, social, historical, political and economic courses and faculty expertise; individual courses of study may be designed to meet both continuing academic and professional objectives. Students may concentrate primarily on one country (China, Japan, Korea) or develop region-wide expertise through a combination of course work and the thesis project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chinese Cultural History
  • Korean Cultural History
  • Japanese Cultural History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


28 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE Scores
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Writing Sample
  • Financial guarantee statement showing proof of the ability to pay all tuition and living expenses
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores taken within two years prior to the start of the semester of admission.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    60446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30223 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Los Angeles

1520 - 2570 USD /month
Living costs

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


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