Asian Studies


Program Description

Rutgers graduate students working toward an advanced degree in another discipline may pursue a Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies, signifying special achievement in this field. To qualify for this certificate, a student must fulfill the following requirements: a minimum of two semester courses related to Asia in the student's primary field and two semester courses in cognate fields; reading proficiency in an Asian language; successful completion of a research project in the field of Asian studies; and either a master's thesis or an expanded seminar paper on a topic related to Asia. Those who fulfill the requirements are awarded a Graduate Certificate in Asian Studies upon the completion of their degree.