EALL Graduate Programs

East Asian Languages and Literatures Masters Program

The M.A. in East Asian Languages and Literatures is offered with three areas of concentration: Chinese language and literature, Japanese language and literature, and Korean language and literature. The program is designed to provide students with advanced professional training in the history and structure of the chosen language and the literature of that language. Within each area of concentration, the student may choose to emphasize either language or literature. The program is also intended to provide professional training and practical teaching experience for future teachers of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. The faculty and facilities in the area of teaching East Asian languages are numerous and diverse and encouragement is given to those interested in pursuing teaching careers.

East Asian Languages and Literatures Doctoral Program

The Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures is offered with concentrations in Chinese linguistics and literature, Japanese linguistics and literature, Korean linguistics and literature, and comparative studies exploring the relations of a language and literature of East Asia. The program is designed to produce scholars with high-level competence in the languages and literatures of East Asia.

Please follow the links below for program-specific information and requirement sheets for our M.A. and Ph.D. programs:


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