Florida International University

School of International and Public Affairs

Asian Studies


11200 S.W. 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Asian Studies Graduate Certificate, M.A. - Asian Studies; Master of Arts in Asian Studies & Ph.D. in International Relations Joint Degree Program

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. in Asian Studies (MAAS) is an interdisciplinary program designed for students who wish to pursue advanced studies of historical and contemporary trends. The degree provides students with a strong foundation in the traditional cultures and modern socio-economic societies of Asia, with an emphasis on East Asia. Coursework is available from outstanding professors in a variety of disciplines including history, international relations, political science, religious studies, and more. FIU Asian Studies faculty have won prestigious awards and fellowships and have published numerous books and articles in leading outlets. FIU's Miami location, with its international focus and multicultural population, is the ideal place to conduct graduate studies. Additional resources for students are available in different departments, schools, and colleges throughout the university. Inquire about a focus on global or cross-regional issues. The Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies provides students with a dynamic learning experience about a fascinating and increasingly important region of the world, and can be pursued independently or in conjunction with another graduate program at FIU. The program is ideal for students interested in pursuing graduate studies in Asian Studies but are unable to complete a Master's. At 18 credits (6 courses) this program provides an overview of the philosophy, religion, art history, language, and literature of Asia as well as issues in history, politics, geography, sociology/anthropology, and international relations. Students can choose between two areas of concentration, language or non-language, for the Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies.



Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Locale: Large Suburb

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