Joint BA/MA Programs in History and East Asian Studies

Interested in the history and culture of China, Japan or Korea?

OSU has numerous resources for learning about East Asia, its culture and history; one option provides an opportunity to fast-track your path to an Interdisciplinary Master of Arts in East Asian Studies that will prepare you for careers focused on this dynamic part of the globe. To support and encourage study of this vital region, the Department of History and the Interdisciplinary M.A. Program in East Asian Studies have teamed up to offer a combined B.A./M.A. program for students who want to advance their ability to engage East Asian cultures and societies. Students in the combined program pursue an accelerated course of study to early completion of the M.A. (providing a significant savings in tuition over separate degrees).

For further information, see below:

Why Pursue a History B.A./ East Asian Studies M.A. Program?

How is the Undergraduate Course of Study Different from the Standard History Major?

What are the Advantages of an Interdisciplinary M.A. Program?

What do Graduates of the M.A. Program Do with their Degree?

Who is Eligible for the Combined Degree Program in History and East Asian Studies?

How Do I Apply?