Germanic Studies M.A.

Germanic Studies M.A.

This M.A. degree option accommodates a wide variety of interests, ranging from formal and historical linguistics, to philology and medieval studies (Medieval Studies Institute), to modern literature and culture. It prepares students for advanced study, but also serves as a self-contained M.A. program for students pursuing other academic or career goals, including secondary or community college training.

Admission requirements

  • 25 semester hours or the equivalent beyond first-year German.
  • Students from Germany: must complete the Zwischenprüfung and one full year of Hauptstudium to be eligible to enter the M.A. program. Students with a B.A. from a German institution must demonstrate four years of study at the university level.

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