M.A. On Campus

Asian Studies

Florida International University

12 months
18030 USD/year
18030 USD/year
8202 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The M.A. in Asian Studies (MAAS) from Florida International University is an interdisciplinary program designed for students who wish to pursue advanced studies of historical and contemporary trends.


The M.A. in Asian Studies (MAAS) from Florida International University provides students with a strong foundation in the traditional cultures and modern socio-economic societies of Asia, with an emphasis on East Asia.

Coursework is available from outstanding professors in a variety of disciplines including history, international relations, political science, religious studies, and more. FIU Asian Studies faculty have won prestigious awards and fellowships and have published numerous books and articles in leading outlets.

Career Opportunities

Please note that this list includes examples of career opportunities with an Asian Studies degree and is not by any means a completed list of all possible available careers.

  • Archivist, Social and Cultural Researcher, Site Administrator, Environmental, Archaeology
International Business:
  • International Trade Specialist, Finance, Communications, International Conference Planner, International Management, Market Research Analyst, Trade Associations, Negotiators
State and Federal Government:
  • Congressional Aide, Immigration and Naturalization Officer, Special Agent-FBI/CIA, US Customs Service Officer, Armed Forces
  • Instructor of Foreign Language, Arts and Humanities, Research, University Professor (required Ph.D.)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Modern Asia
  • Methods in Asian Studies
  • International Political Economy of Asia
  • Asian Cultural Studies
  • Studies of East Asian Texts
  • Cities in Asia
  • Historical Methods
  • Research Design in International Relations
  • Research Methodology
  • Modern Analysis of Religion
  • Seminar in Sacred Texts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete FIU Graduate School on-line application.
  • Official transcripts from all the universities attended (Note: Official certified translations are required for foreign transcripts where the language is not English)
  • One letter of recommendation from a college or university professor.
  • Statement of purpose (750 words).
  • Certified official proof of diploma/degree if undergraduate degree is earned from a foreign institution. Certified translations are also required if the original language is not English.
  • 3.5 GPA in upper level undergraduate coursework

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    18030 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9015 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    8202 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4101 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for West Miami

900 - 1400 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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