MA in French

This free-standing program terminates at the Master’s degree. The requirements can be fulfilled in one academic year.

The MA in French provides students with a foundation in French literature, culture, and history.

    Admission requirements

    Skill in reading, writing, and speaking French; a general knowledge of the literature of the French speaking world; ability to write clear and literate English.

    All international students whose native language is not English or whose undergraduate degree is from an institution in a country whose official language is not English must submit scores of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or IELTS.

    The following are in addition to those of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

    • Statement of Academic Purpose
    • 3 letters of evaluation from academic sources
    • CV or résumé
    • 2 writing samples (one in English and one in French, 10 to 15 pages)
    • GRE scores