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Graduate Degree Programs

Our graduate program

M.A. Degree in German, Non-Thesis track

Non-thesis students take a full load of courses throughout their four semesters of study, completing their degree with a portfolio of materials from their coursework and/or teaching, along with a 6-8 page critical reflective essay written in consultation with the student’s major professor.

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M.A. DEGREE IN GERMAN, thesis track

Students who write an MA thesis conduct more independent research and take fewer courses in their final semester. They take an independent study with their MA committee chair.

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Dual Degree A.B./M.A. in German

("Double Dawgs")

Germanic & Slavic Studies' Double Dawgs creates a path where top undergraduates with highly developed skills in the German language and in cultural competency can accelerate their course of study, beginning graduate coursework in their fourth undergraduate year.

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Dual Degree M.A./M.A.T. in German and World Language Education

The dual degree program combines an M.A.T. degree in World Language Education and an M.A. degree in German into a single and integrated program of study. The program prepares students for K-12 foreign language teaching while increasing their intercultural competence, language proficiency, and their understanding of how to apply their acquired knowledge of educational theory in the classroom.

The program also provides graduate students the opportunity to obtain the Graduate School Interdisciplinary Certificate in University Teaching.

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