College of Arts & Sciences

Graduate Program Overview

Listen to Nandor Forgach share his experience studying both Chinese and Japanese in the M.A. in Asian Studies program.
Asian Studies

Why earn a master’s degree in Asian Studies? You need to be prepared for the demands of today’s global marketplace, and earning a Master of Arts in Asian Studies will teach you the intricacies of the cultures and languages of Asia. Moreover, a degree in Asian Studies is excellent preparation if you are pursuing a career in:

  • Government
  • International services
  • Research
  • Teaching
  • Business

Chinese (Mandarin) and Japanese languages are offered. Courses also cover the civilizations and current developments in Asia, emphasizing China, Japan, India, and Korea.

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures boasts more than 50 years of tradition on the South Orange Campus. When the words Seton Hall University are translated into Chinese, the meaning is “The East-West University.” After striking the perfect balance of East and West, the program offers a variety of degree options:

  • Master of Arts degree (36 credits with a thesis, 39 credits without a thesis)
  • Master of Arts degree with a Track in Teaching Chinese Language and Culture (39 credits)
  • Dual Master of Arts degree with the Whitehead School of Diplomacy (60 credits)
  • Certificate in International Business
  • Five-year Bachelor of Arts/Master of Business Administration program

There truly is an opportunity for both full and part-time students to succeed at Seton Hall.

Which degree is right for you? Find out more now!

Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Dongdong Chen

(973) 761-9465
Dongdong.Chen@shu.edu

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