East Asian Studies Interdisciplinary Program Master of Arts

About us

The Ohio State University’s Interdisciplinary East Asian Studies Master of Arts program allows you to develop your Chinese, Japanese or Korean language skills while also designing your own personalized interdisciplinary study of East Asia. The program places heavy emphasis on interdisciplinary study as well as the development of appropriate language skills as a foundation for work in related professional and academic careers.

Students of the program can study with nearly 60 faculty in over two dozen disciplines and have access to a library collection of East Asian language materials and numerous study abroad opportunities.

The degree prepares students for continuing study of East Asia in a discipline-specific PhD program or for non-academic careers in government or the military; pre-college and community college education; administration of non-profit institutions with related cultural missions; the private sector in fields such as law, journalism, business, etc.