DePaul's innovative new M.A. programs in Modern Languages provide students a customizable, flexible curriculum to develop advanced linguistic and cultural expertise in a language and to apply that expertise in the disciplinary or professional contexts of their choice. Whether in the “global village” of today’s world or in multiethnic communities such as Chicago, this advanced expertise is an increasingly valuable personal and professional asset, requiring appropriate training and credentials. The M.A. programs especially seek to serve adult professionals (government employees, social workers, healthcare providers, businesspeople, or certified K-12 teachers) whose careers require this applied expertise.
The Department of Modern Languages offers the following M.A. Programs:
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. All applicants to any of the M.A. Programs within the Department of Modern Languages must have, at the time of matriculation into the program:
In addition, applicants must submit:
Applicants may transfer for credit to their chosen M.A. Program no more than 8 quarter credit hours of graduate-level coursework completed at other institutions, provided that:
Application materials can be submitted through the Online Application Center.
Transcripts and other required credentials should be mailed to:
The Office of Graduate Admission
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
2400 North Sheffield Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614-2215
Application credentials (including official electronic transcripts) also can be emailed to The Office of Graduate Admission at email@example.com. Please make sure your name is on all documents.
Common to all seven M.A. Programs is a core curriculum consisting of the following four courses:
In addition, all three-hundred level courses in the respective languages are offered simultaneously as 400-level electives to complete the M.A. program. These 400-level courses carry different requirements than the lower-level courses.