O que eu aprenderei?

The Master of Arts program in Chinese Studies at St. John’s University will provide you with a solid foundation in the language, history, and culture of China. This specialized study and the research skills you’ll develop will prepare you for a wide range of exciting global careers, as well as for further scholarship in the field.

You may opt for a thesis or non-thesis option to complete your program of study. We strongly recommend the thesis option if you wish to continue your graduate studies beyond the master’s level.

Thesis Option

The thesis option for the M.A. in Chinese Studies requires 33 credits, including six credits of master’s thesis research and a written thesis. If you elect this option, you must take either ASC 102 (Great Books from China) or ASC 300 (Introduction to Source Materials on China). You will choose your remaining courses in consultation with your advisor.

Non-Thesis Option

The non-thesis option also requires 33 credits, but all credits are to be applied to coursework. You must take either ASC 102 (Great Books from China) or ASC 300 (Introduction to Source Materials on China), and will select all other courses in consultation with your advisor.

Career Outcomes

In today’s global market, professionals with cross-cultural knowledge and bilingual skills are in high demand. With knowledge of the history, culture, and languages of China, you’ll be ready to enter just about any field. From business and law to education and the arts, special opportunities are available to those with comprehensive and critical understanding of the world’s fastest-growing region.

Our graduates have gone on to further study in doctoral and advanced professional programs both in the United States and abroad. They have also landed jobs in such diverse fields as business, administration, education, libraries, and health care. Positions held by our alumni include: professors at American, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean universities; secondary education teachers in both America and China; writers; artists; librarians; military officers; government officials; investment bankers; newspaper reporters and television anchors; travel agents; entrepreneurs; and accountants.

De qual departamento farei parte?

St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Opções de estudo

Período integral (33 horas de crédito)

USD $1,265 per credit
Data de início

2 Setembro 2020


St. John's University

Queens Campus,

8000 Utopia Parkway,


New York,

11439, United States

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

We expect students who apply to the M.A. in Chinese Studies to have taken at least one year of Chinese language studies.

Applicants must have Test for English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS examination scores.

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